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welding supply company executive

Paul Bonner Modlish, American welding supply company executive. Decorated Bronze Star Combat Infantry Badge with Wreath.

Background

Modlish, Paul Bonner was born on January 12, 1922 in Jennings, Louisiana, United States. Son of Gus Peter and Helen Cecile (Daugherty) Modlish.

Education

Bachelor of Music, Oberlin College, 1943. SMM, Union Theological Seminary, 1952.

Career

Instructor College Wooster, Ohio, 1946—1949. Assistant professor Central College, Fayette, Missouri, 1954—1958. Truck driver, salesman G.P. Modlish, Inc., Jennings, 1958—1966, president, general manager, since 1966.

Membership

Trustee Public Affairs Research Council, Baton Rouge, 1984—1985. Past chairman American Red Cross, Jennings. Lay minister 1st Christian Church, 1966—1983.

Moderator Christian Church Louisiana, 1979—1980. Trustee United Methodist Church, Jennings, 1986—1988. Past chairman Selective Service Board.

Member of American Welding Society, Rotary Club (honorary. Past president).

Connections

Married Margaret Russell McMahan, February 19, 1944 (divorced 1956). 1 child Maureen Russell. Married Dorothy Ruth Hibbs, June 18, 1961.

father:
Gus Peter Modlish

mother:
Helen Cecile (Daugherty) Modlish

spouse:
Margaret Russell McMahan

spouse:
Dorothy Ruth Hibbs

child:
Maureen Russell Modlish