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Metal products company executive

Russell Gross McMillen, American metal products company executive. Member Malleable Founders Society (president 1970-1971), American Society Metals, American Foundrymen's Society Clubs: Highfield, Waterbury, East Haddam.

Background

McMillen, Russell Gross was born on June 27, 1918 in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Robert and Hilda Marie (Gross) McMillen.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1940.

Career

Assistant metallurgist Alcoa, Cleveland, 1940-1942. Chief metallurgist Eastern Casting Corporation, New York City, 1942-1945, president Newburgh, New York, 1945-1948. Managing director Eastern Company, Naugatuck, Connecticut, 1948-1962, executive vice president, 1961-1963, president, chief executive officer, 1963-1988, chairman ., from 1988.

Director Naugatuck, Colonial Bancorp, Waterbury, Connecticut.

Membership

Member Malleable Founders Society (president 1970-1971), American Society Metals, American Foundrymen's Society Clubs: Highfield, Waterbury, East Haddam.

Connections

Married Josephine Lacy Portong, July 27, 1963. Children– Jeffrey R., Stephanie A., Meridee S., Lois L.

father:
Charles Robert McMillen

mother:
Hilda Marie (Gross) McMillen

spouse:
Josephine Lacy Portong

child:
Jeffrey R. McMillen

child:
Lois L. McMillen

child:
Meridee S. McMillen

child:
Stephanie A. McMillen