Robert E. Eberly

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Robert E. Eberly
Robert E. Eberly, Sr.
Born (1918-07-14)July 14, 1918
Died May 19, 2004(2004-05-19) (aged 85)
Nationality  United States

Robert Edward Eberly (July 14, 1918 – May 19, 2004), son of Orville and Ruth Eberly, served as Chairman of the Board of Eberly Natural Gas Company, an oil and natural gas exploration and production firm. He was also a director of Gallatin National Bank (retiring in 1990). Eberly graduated in 1939 from Penn State with a BS in Commercial Chemistry.

On March 17, 1990, the College of Science at Penn State was renamed the Eberly College of Science in recognition of the support of the Eberly family. The Eberly family has also made donations to help build the Paterno Library addition and the Bryce Jordan Center at University Park campus, endow scholarships for Penn State Fayette Campus students and support higher education at Penn State his own personal philanthropy and as a trustee of the Eberly Family Charitable Trust.[1] Robert Eberly's sister, Carolyn Eberly Blaney and her husband W. Gerald Blaney, serves as trustees of the Eberly Family Trust, as did Eberly's sister Margaret Eberly George (d. 2000). His wife, Elouise R. (née Ross), is an honorary alumna of Penn State.

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  1. ^ "Penn State benefactor Robert E. Eberly dead at 85". 2004-05-19. Retrieved 2007-08-20. 

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