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Robert James Phillips

company executive

Robert James Phillips, American manufacturing company executive. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, World World War World War II; Member American Chemical Society, Texas Society Professional Engineers, American Institute Chemical Engineers, East African Wild Life Society, Methodist (chairman official board).; Lodge:.

Background

Phillips, Robert James was born on August 25, 1922 in Mart, Texas, United States. Son of William B. and Katie (Barrow) Phillips.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Texas, 1948.

Career

Editorial director Gulf Public Company, Houston, 1952-1953. With Howe-Baker Engineers, Inc., Tyler, Texas, 1955-1970, vice president, 1955-1960, president, 1960-1969, chairman board, 1970, director, 1957-1970. President International Technovation, Inc., 1970-1971.

President Amtech, Inc., 1971-1977, chairman board, 1971-1977. Chairman board Philco Industries, Inc., 1977-1983. President R.J. Phillips Company, Tyler, since 1977.

Director Arkansas Best Corporation, Republic Bank Tyler. Board directors United Community Fund, 1962, Salvation Army, 1964.

Membership

Served to captain United States Army Air Force, World World War World War II. Member American Chemical Society, Texas Society Professional Engineers, American Institute Chemical Engineers, East African Wild Life Society, Methodist (chairman official board). Lodge:; Clubs: Shikar-Safari, Houston, Willow Brook Country.

Connections

Married Mary Jo Bass, December 27, 1944. Children – Andrew Bass, Robert James World War II Chemical engineer Humble Oil & Refining Company.

father:
William B. Phillips

mother:
Katie (Barrow) Phillips

spouse:
Mary Jo Bass

child:
Andrew Bass Phillips

child:
Robert James World War II Chemical engineer Humble Oil & Refining Co Phillips