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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.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Politics

God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.

Views

Church should organize delegations to different ecumenical conferences throughout the world and actively participate in the global inter-religious dialogues.

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.

father:
George Washington Inbody

mother:
Bertha (Powell) Inbody

spouse:
Elizabeth Ann Kresser

child:
Emily Inbody

child:
Gregory Inbody

child:
Steven Inbody

child:
Amy Inbody