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Robert Dewitte Yeomans

Robert Dewitte Yeomans, American utilities executive. member firm Vedova, Horswill & Yeomans, 1949-1951; member Washington Public Service Commission, Olympia, 1953-1956; Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member American, Washington, Spokane bar associations, American Society Corporate Sections (directory).

Background

  • Yeomans, Robert Dewitte was born on June 9, 1912 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Chester Bebe and Marguerite (Dunlop) Yeomans.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Washington, 1936, Bachelor of Laws, 1939.

    Career

    • Admitted to Washington bar, 1939. Practiced in Seattle, 1939-1942, 45-53. Member firm Vedova, Horswill & Yeomans, 1949-1951.

      Practiced in Spokane, 1951-1973. Member Washington Public Service Commission, Olympia, 1953-1956. Secretary Washington Water Power Company, Spokane, 1956-1968, vice president, secretary, 1968-1973.

      Secretary, director Limestone Company, Washington Irrigation Development Company. Secretary Spokane Industrial Park, Inc., Pacific N.W. Power Company (all Spokane). Instructor U. Idaho Public Utilities Executive Course.

      Vice president Spokane City Plan Commission.

    Membership

    Member firm Vedova, Horswill & Yeomans, 1949-1951. Member Washington Public Service Commission, Olympia, 1953-1956. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.

    Member American, Washington, Spokane bar associations, American Society Corporate Sections (directory). Clubs: Spokane, Spokane Country.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Cedar Burton, December 22, 1951.; married second, Eleanor Jean Perkins, August 18, 1962. Children: Jill Dunlap, Leigh Stuart.
    • father: Chester Bebe Yeomans
    • mother: Marguerite (Dunlop) Yeomans
    • spouses: Virginia Cedar Burton
    • Eleanor Jean Perkins
    • children: Jill Dunlap Yeomans
    • Leigh Stuart Yeomans
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    Born June 9, 1912
    Died 1973
    (aged 60)
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