ment Corporation. He served as chairman of the Penjerdel Council, covering the regional economic interests of the Delaware Valley. In 1970 he served as general chairman of the United Fund Torch Drive for greater Philadelphia and later as a trustee of the United Way. He served as a trustee of the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and as a member of the board of managers of the Germantown Savings Bank. Bob was also active in the affairs of his alma mater, Cornell University, and served as a trustee of the Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades and the Northern Home for Children.

The Poor Richard Club of Philadelphia presented its gold medal to Mr. Gilkeson in 1976, for his pioneering contributions to nuclear power and for his outstanding civic leadership.

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