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Robert Hale Ives Goddard

Robert Hale Ives Goddard, American investment executive.

Background

  • Goddard, Robert Hale Ives was born on December 9, 1909 in Providence. Son of Robert Hale Ives and Margaret (Hazard) Goddard.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1932. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1934. Dr Humanitarian Service (honorary), Providence College, 1968.

      Doctor of Laws (honorary), Brown University, 1982. Doctor of Business Administration, Bryant College Business Administration, 1990.

    Career

    • Managing partner Lonsdale Company, Providence, 1940-1943. Manager machinery export department Anderson, Clayton & Company, 1946-1950. Trustee Providence Institution for Savings, 1939-1966.

      Director Merchants Cold Storage & Warehouse Company, Inc., 1971-1986, Providence Washington Insurance Company, 1942-1974, New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1962-1978, Providence Investors Company, 1952-1978. Treasurer, director Warwick Land Company, 1932-1974, president, 1960-1974, chairman board, from 1974.

    Works

    • Author: articles sailing vessels American Neptune magazine.

    Membership

    Board directors Rhode Island Hospital Trust Company, 1938-1982, executive committee, 1959-1982, trust committee, 1960-1982, honorary director, 1982-1991. Chairman Rhode Island United Fund campaign, 1959. President Providence Atheanaeum, 1966-1970, Butler Hospital, 1972-1978, Slater Mill Historic Site, 1981-1983.

    Trustee Brown & Ives, since 1946. President United Fund, 1964-1967, Greater Providence Young Men’s Christian Association, 1967-1969. Vestry St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 1973-1982, junior warden, 1982-1985, 89-92, senior warden, 1986-1988.

    Trustee Rhode Island Foundation, 1961-1994, chairman, 1980-1994. Member of Agawam Hunt (Providence), Hope (Providence), New York Yacht.

    Connections

    • Married Hope Linton Drury, June 18, 1937. Children– Margaret H. (Mistress Robert Leeson, Junior), Robert Hale Ives III, William Holland Drury, Thomas Poynton Ives, Moses Brown Ives.
    • father: Robert Hale Ives Goddard
    • mother: Margaret (Hazard) Goddard
    • spouse: Hope Linton Drury
    • children: Margaret H. (Mistress Robert Leeson Goddard
    • Junior) Goddard
    • Robert Hale Ives III Goddard
    • William Holland Drury Goddard
    • Thomas Poynton Ives Goddard
    • Moses Brown Ives Goddard
    Robert Hale Ives Goddard
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    Born December 9, 1909
    Died May 6, 2003
    (aged 93)
    Nationality
    • 1932
      Yale University
    • 1934
      Harvard University
    • 1968
      Providence College
    • 1982
      Brown University
    • 1990
      Bryant College Business Administration
    • 1939 - 1966
      trustee, Providence Institution for Savings
    • 1940 - 1943
      Managing partner, Lonsdale Company
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 1942 - 1974
      director, Merchants Cold Storage & Warehouse Company
    • 1946 - 1950
      manager, machinery export department Anderson
    • 1952 - 1978
      director, Merchants Cold Storage & Warehouse Company
    • 1962 - 1978
      director, Merchants Cold Storage & Warehouse Company
    • 1971 - 1986
      director, Merchants Cold Storage & Warehouse Company
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