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Gilbert L. Beck ’48


  • BS in Economics 1951
  • 3 year letterman in Baseball.  Co-Captain 1950


  • 1951-1956 served during the Korean war with the Air Force
  • Served in the USAF as a radar air traffic controller.  Served on a SAC base in Ohio, Tactical base Elmendorf Alaska, Refueling base Shemya, Aleutians, and Hamilton-Marin County, CA
  • 1956-1961 Minneapolis Honeywell – Sales Engineer Commercial Control Products
  • 1961-1972 Cal Air Conditioning Co. – Sales and Engineering Manager
  • 1972-1993 Western Allied Corp. – President and CEO
  • Corvalis Oregon Hospital Network – Board of Trustee member (former Chair)
  • Volunteer for SCORE which is an SBA entity.


  • Married Bobbie Beck in 1951 and have 2 sons, 5 grandchildren a 2
    great grand children