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consultant , Food products executive

Theodore Edward Stivers, American food products executive, consultant. Registered professional engineer, 15 states. Decorated Navy Commendation medal; recipient Distinguished Service award National Institute Plant Engineers, 1976.


Stivers, Theodore Edward was born on January 26, 1920 in Cleveland, Tennessee, United States. Son of Theodore Edward and Eulalee (Rose) Stivers.


Bachelor of Science in Milling Technology, Kansas State University, 1941. Postgraduate in engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1942.


Flour miller Stivers Milling Company, Rome, 1938-1940. Trainee Quaker Oats Company, Sherman, Texas, 1941, research manager Akron, Ohio, 1945-1953. President T.E. Stivers Organization, Inc., Decatur, Georgia, 1953-1978, consultant, 1978-1985.

Chairman board T.E. Stivers Associates, Inc., 1970-1989. Owner, operator Southeastern Mill Machinery, 1955-1963. Owner Happyvale Mills, Griffin, since 1985.

Executive vice president K & S Foods, Inc., Decatur, 1981-1989.


  • Registered professional engineer, 15 states.


  • Other Work

    • Chapter editor: Plant Layout and Design handbook, 1961, 70, 76.


The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.


The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.


Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.


Co-chairman finance Georgia Citizens for Reagan, 1975-1976. Delegate Republican National Convention, Kansas City, Missouri, 1976. Chairman Georgia Reagan for President, 1977-1982, Reagan-Bush Campaign, 1980.

Delegate, chairman delegate Republican National Convention, Detroit, 1980. Member national advisory committee Reagan-Bush Committee, 1984. Co-chairman National Committee Engineers for Reagan-Bush, 1984.

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945. Member American Society Agricultural Engineers (senior, Cyrus McCormick award 1982), Consultant Engineers Council Georgia (president 1970-1971, Engineer of Year award 1972, Life Member award 1985), American Society Agricultural Consultant (president 1972-1973, Distinguished Service award 1973), National Council Engineering Examiners (president 1976-1977), National Council Professional Services Firms (board directors 1973-1981) Clubs: Druid Hills (Atlanta). Capitol Hill (Washington).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golfing; fishing. Traveling.


Married Sara Jane Reid, August 8, 1942 (divorced). Children– Samuel Reid, Karen Elaine Stivers Norman, Joanne Elizabeth Stivers Wheeler. Married Mary Jackson, May 24, 1973.

Theodore Edward Stivers

Eulalee (Rose) Stivers

Sara Jane Reid

Mary Jackson

Samuel Reid Stivers

Karen Elaine Stivers Norman Stivers

Joanne Elizabeth Stivers Wheeler Stivers