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Paul Ford Gorby

educator

Paul Ford Gorby, American educator.

Background

Gorby, Paul Ford was born on December 3, 1904 in Tucson. Son of John William and Lucia (Ford) Gorby.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 1926. Postgraduate Kent College Law, 1934-1936.

Career

In executive offices Marshall Field & Company, Chicago, 1926-1930, credit department 1930, credit man, 1932, employment manager, 1937-1941, assistant to personnel manager, 1941-1947, manager central personnel services, 1947-1959. Lecturer marketing Roosevelt U., 1959-1965. Lecturer De Paul U., 1939-1941, Central Young Men’s Christian Association College, 1941-1944, Northwestern University, 1944-1957.

Board advisers Unemployment Benefit Advisers, Washington, 1943. Member Illinois Advisory Committee on Veterans Reemployment, 1948-1956. Member Mayor’s Commission Senior Citizens.

Chairman Senior Citizen Week, 1961. Illinois delegate White House Conference on Aging, 1961.

Works

  • Contributor articles on management, personnel, various aspects government.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

Politics

All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.

Views

The family is encompassing a wider range of options than that of the two-generational unit of parents and children.

Membership

Member Illinois Advisory Committee on Veterans Reemployment, 1948-1956. Member Mayor’s Commission Senior Citizens. Member Evanston Library Board, 1965-1973, president N. Suburban Library System, 1966-1970.

Alderman-at-large Evanston (Illinois) City Council, 1953-1965. Served on faculty E.S.M.W.T.P. Member regional management Labor Appeals Panel, War Manpower Commission, World World War World War II.

Member American Library Trustee Association (director).

Connections

Married Emeline Joy Tibbetts, November 27, 1929. Children: Robert Ford, William Chauncey, Emily Lucia.

father:
John William Gorby

mother:
Lucia (Ford) Gorby

spouse:
Emeline Joy Tibbetts

children:
Robert Ford Gorby

William Chauncey Gorby

Emily Lucia Gorby