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Building products executive

Robert Leslie Ellis was American building products executive. Recipient Alumni Achievement award College Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 1977.

Background

Ellis, Robert Leslie was born on August 17, 1921 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Caradoc and Sarah H. (Davies) Ellis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1942.

Career

With, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (formerly Armstrong Cork Company), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1944-1984;controller, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (formerly Armstrong Cork Company), 1965-1966;controller, director management information, Armstrong World Industries, Inc.

(formerly Armstrong Cork Company), 1966-1976;vice president, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (formerly Armstrong Cork Company), 1968-1976;senior vice president management information, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (formerly Armstrong Cork Company), 1976-1979;group vice president management information, Armstrong World Industries, Inc.

(formerly Armstrong Cork Company), 1979-1984;retired, 1984.

Membership

Board directors, past president Lancaster County Mental Health Association. Board directors Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, 1965-1967. Charter president board directors Lancaster County Mental Health/Mental Retardation, 1968-1971.

Trustee Lancaster Theological Seminary, 1979-1983. Regent Institute Management Accounting, 1979-1982, chairman board regents, 1980-1982. Board directors Finance Accounting Foundation, 1983-1989, vice president, 1985-1989.

Board directors Parish Resource Center, 1983-1988, 91-98, president, 1986-1988, board directors, 1991. Board directors Heritage Center Lancaster County, 1984-1998, vice president-treasurer, 1987-1988. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1944.

Member Finance Executives Institute, Institute Management Accountants (president Lancaster 1961-1962, national director since 1964, national vice president 1967-1968, executive committee 1967, national president 1977-1978), Institute Management (director Lancaster 1964-1967, president 1967-1968), Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Gamma Mu, Beta Alpha Psi. Club: Hamilton. Lodge: Masons.

Connections

Married Margaret Elizabeth Middleton, June 17, 1944. Children: Robert Leslie, Daniel Middleton.

father:
Caradoc Ellis

mother:
Sarah H. (Davies) Ellis

spouse:
Margaret Elizabeth Middleton

child:
Robert Leslie Ellis

child:
Daniel Middleton Ellis