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chemical company executive

Robert Edgar Pyle was American chemical company executive. Founder, co-chairman Larchmont-Mamaroneck (New York ) Community Committee Specific Learning Disabilities, 1970-1973; board directors West Virginia University Foundation, 1976-1986. With United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, Finance Executives Institute, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Gamma Epsilon.

Background

Pyle, Robert Edgar was born on July 25, 1927 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States. Son of Edgar Flemming and Mable Marguerite (Relyea) Pyle.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1950. Master of Science (Edward Orton, Junior fellow 1950-1951), West Virginia University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy (university engineering experiment station grantee 1951-1953), West Virginia University, 1953.

Honorary Doctor of Science, West Virginia University, 1980.

Career

With Union Carbide Corporation, 1952-1986, industrial chemicals division New York City, 1977-1979, president performance chemicals and polymers division, 1979, corporation vice president Danbury, Connecticut, 1979-1986.

Religion

People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

Politics

Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

Views

Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

Membership

Founder, co-chairman Larchmont-Mamaroneck (New York ) Community Committee Specific Learning Disabilities, 1970-1973. Board directors West Virginia University Foundation, 1976-1986. With United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946.

Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, Finance Executives Institute, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Gamma Epsilon. Clubs: Snee Farm Country (Mount Pleasant). Lodges: Masons.

Connections

Married Betty Loraine Ray, May 28, 1949. Children– Susan Ann, Paul Thomas, Roberta Rae.

father:
Edgar Flemming Pyle

mother:
Mable Marguerite (Relyea) Pyle

spouse:
Betty Loraine Ray

child:
Susan Ann Pyle

child:
Paul Thomas Pyle

child:
Roberta Rae Pyle