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consultant , Chemical executive

Marvin Bob Gillis, American Investor, consultant. Decorated DFC with oak leaf cluster, Air medal with 4 oak leaf clusters. Served to First lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member North Shore Country Club (Glenview, Illinois), Sea Island (Georgia) Club, Blue Key, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Alpha Zeta, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Gillis, Marvin Bob was born on April 5, 1920 in Treutlen County, Georgia, United States. Son of Bob Lee and Pearl (Gillis) Gillis.

Education

Bachelor of Scientific Agriculture., University Georgia, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1947.

Career

Research associate, Cornell Univercity, 1947-1951;senior research chemist, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation, from 1947;assistant director research, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation, 1956-1957;director research, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation, 1957-1964;director animal health and nutrition, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation, 1964-1966;division vice president, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation, 1966-1970;corporation vice president, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation, 1970-1972;senior vice president, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation, 1972-1982;president, director, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation Chemical Group, Inc., 1976-1978;president, Animal Products Group, 1978-1982;consultant to executive office, Animal Products Group, 1982-1986;managing general partner, Gillis Ltd. Partnership

secretary Agricultural Research Institute, National Research Council, 1958-1959, vice president, 1960-1962, 66-67, president, 1962-1963, 68-69, member agricultural board, 1962-1967. Board directors Animal Health Institute,1966-1969.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous papers in field. Patentee in field.

Religion

Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.

Politics

Baptists believe that it is important that every person, every individual discover the richness and incredible purity of a close relationship with God.

Views

It is good for Christians with differing approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue through how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

Membership

Served to First lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member North Shore Country Club (Glenview, Illinois), Sea Island (Georgia) Club, Blue Key, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Alpha Zeta, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Helen Reed, December 23, 1946. Children: Margaret Susan, Marvin Reed, Kenneth Robert.

father:
Bob Lee Gillis

mother:
Pearl (Gillis) Gillis

spouse:
Helen Reed

child:
Margaret Susan Gillis

child:
Marvin Reed Gillis

child:
Kenneth Robert Gillis