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Interview Date: 05/13/2011

Campus Organizations: American Society for Mechanical Engineers

Military Service: U.S. Army Air Corps, 1st Lieutenant (3 years active), Europe

Career: Founder of Augusta Concrete Block Co. which was turned over to his son in 1996 (1943-1996)

Personal Interests: Serious collector of antiquities; gold mining

Special Honors Received: Georgia Tech Engineering Hall of Fame (2011); Was shown on History Channel in "American Pickers" in episode "Gordon's Gold Mine" (2010); North Augusta Citizen of the Year (2007)

Accomplishments: Organized Augusta Chamber of Commerce; Chairman, Building Committee, Aiken County Museum; President, North Augusta Lions Club; President, Augusta Junior Chamber of Commerce; President, North Augusta Chamber of Commerce; Chairman, Aiken County Historical Commission; Co-founder, Aiken County Manufacturers Council; Member, Grace United Methodist Church; Chairman, Official Board, Church Treasurer, Grace United Methodist Church; Member, former Treasurer, Stillwell Class (50 years)