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Robert March Gaylord, American corporation executive. Member Machinery and Allied Products Institute (vice president 1937-1944), Illinois Manufacturers Association (president 1941), National Association of Manufacturers (president 1944), National Machine Tool Builders Association (president 1932), Ducks Unlimited (president 1953-1954), Rancheros Visitadores, Chi Psi.

Background

Gaylord, Robert March was born on October 11, 1888 in Minneapolis. Son of Edson Starr and Louise (March) Gaylord.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1911.

Career

With Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Company, 1911-1912, Emerson Brantingham Company, Rockford, 1912-1914. Vice president Gray tractor Company, Minneapolis, 1914-1917. Vice president Ingersoll Milling Machine Company, Rockford, 1917-1928, president, 1928-1958, Chairman of the Board, 1958-1968, chairman of the executive committee, from 1968.

Trustee Ducks Unlimited Foundation, N. American Wildlife Foundation.

Membership

Member Machinery and Allied Products Institute (vice president 1937-1944), Illinois Manufacturers Association (president 1941), National Association of Manufacturers (president 1944), National Machine Tool Builders Association (president 1932), Ducks Unlimited (president 1953-1954), Rancheros Visitadores, Chi Psi. Clubs: Country, Mid-Day (Rockford).

Connections

Married Mildred Ingersoll, October 30, 1915 (deceased).; married second, Elma Morlan Birch, May 18, 1949 (deceased). Children: Robert March, Clayton Russell, Edson Ingersoll, Helen (Mistress.

father:
Edson Starr Gaylord

mother:
Louise (March) Gaylord

spouse:
Mildred Ingersoll

spouse:
Elma Morlan Birch

child:
Robert March Gaylord

child:
Clayton Russell Gaylord

child:
Edson Ingersoll Gaylord

child:
Helen (Mrs Gaylord