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Robert Lee Forsberg

Robert Lee Forsberg, American utility executive, finance consultant.


  • Forsberg, Robert Lee was born on May 20, 1916 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Frederik and Martha (Vorpe) Forsberg.

  • Education

    • B.S.C., Miami-Jacobs Business College, Dayton, O., 1939.


    • Successively budget director, comptroller, director market research Airtemp div. Chrysler Corporation, 1936-1958. With General Electric Schumacher, Dayton, 1958-1961.

      With Arizona Public Service Company, Phoenix, 1961-1976. Treasurer, 1963-1980, assistant secretary, 1963-1980, finance vice president, 1967-1971, executive vice president finance and corporate affairs, 1971-1975, vice president corporation services, 1975-1976, also director. Finance consultant, 1976-1980.

      Board of directors United Fund, 1963-1969, treasurer, 1966, president, 1967, 68. Treasurer Phoenix operation Guide Dogs for Blind, 1964-1968. Member finance committee, advisory board Theodore Roosevelt council Boy Scouts American, 1964-1966.

      Finance committee, advisory board American Red Cross, 1972-1980, chairman centennial roll call committee Maricopa County chapter.


    Member finance committee, advisory board Theodore Roosevelt council Boy Scouts American, 1964-1966. Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member American, Pacific Coast (chairman of the executive committee, administrative services section 1968) gas associations, Phoenix Society Finance Analysts (president 1968-1969), Finance Executives Institute (president Arizona chapter 1975-1976), Financial Analysts Federation, National Association Accountants, Pacific Coast Electric Association, Edison Electric Institute, Newcomen Society N. American, A.I.M. (president’s council), Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Academy, Phi Theta Pi.


    • Married Janet L. Blakley, January 27, 1942. Children: Terry Lee, James Lind.
    • father: Frederik Forsberg
    • mother: Martha (Vorpe) Forsberg
    • spouse: Janet L. Blakley
    • children: Terry Lee Forsberg
    • James Lind Forsberg
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    Born March 20, 1916
    Died February 5, 1980
    (aged 63)