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consultant , Paper company executive

Lyle Joseph Gordon, American consultant, former paper company executive. Patentee pulping process.


Gordon, Lyle Joseph was born on August 19, 1926 in Rupert, Idaho, United States. Son of John Arthur and Mary Nilla (Campbell) Gordon.


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Washington, 1948. Master of Science, University Washington, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering Experiment Station fellow), University Washington, 1963.


Teaching fellow University Washington, Seattle, 1948-1951. Project engineer Scott Paper Company, Everett, Washington, 1953-1957, process engineer, 1957-1959, manager pulp research and development West Coast, 1959-1969, corporate manager pulping research and development, 1969-1976, director pulping research and development, 1976-1983. Consultant, since 1984.


  • Patentee pulping process.


Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior, and the Bible is the divinely inspired word of God that serves as the final written authority for living out the Christian faith.


The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.


All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to all persons.


Member executive board Evergreen council Boy Scouts American, 1969-1970. Active Young Men’s Christian Association, Parent-Teachers Association, United Good Neighbors. Board directors Snohomish County (Washington) Science Fair, 1962-1966, president, 1965-1966.

Trustee Snohomish County Family Counseling Service, 1966-1969, president, 1969. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Fellow Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (chairman Pacific section 1962-1963, executive committee 1960-1964, Shibley award 1956, national board directors 1966-1969, executive committee 1968-1972, president 1971-1972, chairman fellows committee 1973-1974, nominating committee 1981, joint textbook committee since 1981, chairman joint textbook committee since 1982).

Member American National Standards Institute (chairman committee P-3 1976-1982), American Paper Institute (Olmsted award committee 1975-1978), Empire State Paper Research Associates (board directors 1977-1983, executive committee 1980-1983), American Institute Chemical Engineers (chairman Puget Sound section 1960), Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.


Married Gloria Ercell Moser, September 7, 1946. Children: Robert Steven, Gail Ann, John Gregory.

John Arthur Gordon

Mary Nilla (Campbell) Gordon

Gloria Ercell Moser

Robert Steven Gordon

Gail Ann Gordon

John Gregory Gordon