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Robert Dickson MacDonald

Robert Dickson MacDonald, American shoe retail executive. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1959-1960.; Member National Shoe Retailers Association, (member men's style committee 1976-1980), National Shoe Travelers Association, Southeastern Shoe Travelers Association, Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

  • MacDonald, Robert Dickson was born on March 14, 1937 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Son of Charles A. and Dorothy (Dickson) Macdonald.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Northwestern University, 1959.

    Career

    • Account executive Needham, Harper & Steers, Chicago, 1961-1966. Account executive Leo Burnett Company, Chicago, 1966-1968. General manager Roblee division Brown Shoe Company, St. Louis, 1968-1977, general manager Roblee and Pedwin divisions, 1977-1980, sales representative Southeast region Mound City division, 1980-1983.

      President Excalibur Enterprises, Inc., Atlanta, 1983-1984, 86—. Senior vice president marketing Buypass the System, Atlanta, 1984-1986.

    Membership

    Served with United States Marine Corps, 1959-1960. Member National Shoe Retailers Association, (member men's style committee 1976-1980), National Shoe Travelers Association, Southeastern Shoe Travelers Association, Phi Kappa Psi.

    Connections

    • Married Anita Olson, September 24, 1960. Children– William Robert, Scott Robert.
    • father: Charles A. Macdonald.
    • mother: Dorothy (Dickson) Macdonald.
    • spouse: Anita Olson
    • children: William Robert MacDonald
    • Scott Robert MacDonald
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