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Melvin Robert Inbody

automotive executive

Melvin Robert Inbody, American automotive executive. Achievements include patents for improvements in controlled steering stability, brakes and wheel design; first to centerline steering safety axles for surface vehicles, conceived science test performance data used by federal testing agys. Decorated Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart; recipient Campaign commendations.

Background

Inbody, Melvin Robert was born on July 20, 1922 in Findlay, Ohio, United States. Son of George Washington and Bertha (Powell) Inbody.

Education

Student, Findlay College, Ohio, 1940—1942.

Career

Sales manager Ohio Automotive Supply Company, Findlay, Marion, Fostoria, 1945—1956. Self-employed consultant sales engineer, 1956—1958. President Centerline Steering Axle Division, Paul M. Gillmor Company, Findlay, 1958—1961, Centerline Steering Safety Axle Corporation, Findlay, since 0763.

Executive vice president, general manager Diversified Interest, Inc., Findlay, 1961—1973. Executive committee Hancock County Republican Party. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for improvements in controlled steering stability, brakes and wheel design. First to centerline steering safety axles for surface vehicles, conceived science test performance data used by federal testing agys.

Religion

In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

Views

Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Member of DAV, Caterpillar International, American Legion, Military Order Purple Heart Findlay, Military Order Purple Heart Ohio, American Ex-Prisoners of War, American Ex-prisoners War, Inc.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ann Kresser, June 26, 1945. Children: Steven, Gregory, Amy, Emily.

Politics

Church should be involved into political life by organizing delegations to party conferences.