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Robert Studebaker Binkerd

Robert Studebaker Binkerd, American public relations executive.

Background

  • Binkerd, Robert Studebaker was born on November 7, 1882 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Oscar William and Emma (Brown) Binkerd.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1904. Secretary Municipal Voters’ League, Buffalo, New York, 1905-1908, Citizens’ Union, New York, 1908-1909, City Club, New York, 1909-1917. Assistant to the chairman Association of Railway Executives, 1917-1922.

      Vice chairman Committee on Public Relations of the Eastern Railroads, 1923-1927. Was partner investment house Jas. H. Oliphant & Company.

      Vice-president, director of sales, Baldwin Locomotive Works (Philadelphia), 1931-1938.

    Career

    • Assistant to the chairman Association of Ry.

    Membership

    Clubs: Railroad, Salmagundi, Yale (New York).

    Connections

    • father: Oscar William Binkerd
    • mother: Emma (Brown) Binkerd
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    Born November 7, 1882
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