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Ronald Bruce Shipka

Ronald Bruce Shipka, American entrepreneur. Licensed real estate broker, Illinois; licensed general contractor, Chicago. Recipient Northside Real Estate Board award, Chicago, 1985, 87, 88, 89; Sun Times Apartment Tribute award, Chicago, 1985, Commendation for Pioneering Development Work, Illinois House Republican, 1984.


  • Shipka, Ronald Bruce was born on December 1, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John and Mildred (Kubala) Shipka.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1959.


    • President Enterprise Development Company, Chicago, since 1961.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed real estate broker, Illinois. Licensed general contractor, Chicago.


    Vestryman St. Paul's Church, Delray Beach, Florida, St. Richards, Chicago, Holy Comforter, Kenilworth, Illinois. Member Lakeview Businessmen's Association (board directors since 1985), Skokie Country Club, I Men's Association, Country Club of Florida, Manalapan Yacht Club, University Club of Chicago.



    Tennis, fishing.


    • Married LaVerne Young, May 6, 1961. Children: Ronald Bruce Junior, John Young.
    • father: John Shipka
    • mother: Mildred (Kubala) Shipka
    • spouse: LaVerne Young
    • children: Ronald Bruce Junior Shipka
    • John Young Shipka
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    Born December 1, 1938
    • 1959
      University Illinois
    • 1961
      President, Enterprise Development Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States