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Municipal official

Robert James Eppley, was American municipal official. Council president City of Middlefield, 1951, mayor, 1952—1954; Member of Illinois City Management Association (president 1970-1971, Distinguished Service award 1987), Shriners, Rotary (president Middlefield 1951-1952).

Background

Eppley,, Robert James was born on January 26, 1921 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert J. and Louise Marguerite (Rose) Eppley.

Education

Bachelor, Ohio State University, 1942.

Career

City manager City Washington, 1946—1947, City of Northlake, Illinois, 1960—1961, City of Wheaton, 1965—1971. Village manager Village of Greendale, Wisconsin, 1947—1950, Village of Palatine, Illinois, 1957—1960, Village of Mount Prospect, 1971—1978, Village of Skokie, 1979—1987. Purchasing agent Johnson Rubber Company, Middlefield, Ohio, 1951—1957.

Retired, 1987; 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Religion

In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

Politics

The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

Views

The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

Membership

Council president City of Middlefield, 1951, mayor, 1952—1954. Member of Illinois City Management Association (president 1970-1971, Distinguished Service award 1987), Shriners, Rotary (president Middlefield 1951-1952).

Connections

Married Joan Elaine Fortney, December 27, 1942. Children: Robert J. III, William L., Elaine L. Hand, John L.

father:
Robert J. Eppley

mother:
Louise Marguerite (Rose) Eppley

spouse:
Joan Elaine Fortney

children:
Robert J. III Eppley,

William L. Eppley,

Elaine L. Hand Eppley,

John L. Eppley,