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Robert Weeks Kelley

Robert Weeks Kelley, American capitalist, foundation administrator. Member Navy League of the United States.

Background

  • Kelley, Robert Weeks was born on March 2, 1853 in New York City. Son of James E. and Roxanna (Drew) Kelley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1874.

    Career

    • Began as secretary Philadelphia Oil Corporation, 1876, and later served as officer many companies. President Echo Farm Company, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1881-1888, and was president Kanawha & Ohio Railroad Company, Kanawha & Michigan Railroad Company, The Warren-Burnham Company, Virginia Portland Cement Company, Vulcan Portland Cement Company, Holly Sugar Company, etc. Now president William Holland Wilmer Foundation.

      Chairman of the Board American Ice Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Navy League of the United States.

    Connections

    • father: James E. Kelley
    • mother: Roxanna (Drew) Kelley
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    Born March 2, 1853
    Died August 4, 1928
    (aged 75)
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