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Textile chemist , chemical products executive

Robert Jones Fortune, American textile chemist, chemical products executive. President East Camp of Gideons, 1984—1985; vice president Kingsport Symphony Chorus, 1985; county commissioner, since 1986; Member of American Association Textile Chemists and Colorists (senior ).

Background

Fortune, Robert Jones was born on August 12, 1921 in King's Mountain, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Lavender and Tempie Ellen (Jones) Fortune.

Education

Student, Wake Forest University, 1940—1942. Bachelor of Science in Textile Chemistry, North Carolina State University, 1949.

Career

Junior chemist Eastman Chemical Products Inc., Eastman Kodak Company, Kingsport, Tennessee, 1949—1951, chemist, 1952—1959, senior chemist, 1960—1976, manager, customer service for dyes, since 1976. With United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Religion

Any individual, child, or otherwise cannot be baptized until they come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ—then, and only then, would a person be baptized.

Politics

Every Christian should seek to bring industry, government, and society as a whole under the sway of the principles of righteousness, truth, and brotherly love.

Views

As your relationship with God develops and becomes closer, your living habits will change as a natural course of events.

Membership

President East Camp of Gideons, 1984—1985. Vice president Kingsport Symphony Chorus, 1985. County commissioner, since 1986.

Member of American Association Textile Chemists and Colorists (senior ).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, golf.

Connections

Married Hazel Marian Falls, October 24, 1943. Children: Jennifer Ellen Fortune Johnson, Elizabeth Falls Fortune Witt.

father:
William Lavender Fortune

mother:
Tempie Ellen (Jones) Fortune

spouse:
Hazel Marian Falls

child:
Jennifer Ellen Fortune Johnson Fortune

child:
Elizabeth Falls Fortune Witt Fortune