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Robert James Armstrong Irwin

Robert James Armstrong Irwin was American investment company executive. Board directors Boys Club Western New York, 1953; trustee Baird Foundation, since 1965, Old Fort Niagara Association, since 1986, Ridley College Scholarship Fund, Inc., James H. Cummings Foundation, since 1978, New York State History Association, Shaw Festival Foundation; Member Saturn Club, Buffalo Canoe, Royal Canadian Yacht (Toronto), University (New York City).

Background

  • Irwin, Robert James Armstrong was born on June 27, 1927 in Buffalo. Son of Robert J.A. and Dorothy (McLean) Irwin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Colgate University, 1949. Postgraduate, University Buffalo, 1950. Postgraduate, Babson Institute Finance, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 1953.

    Career

    • With Marine Trust Company Western New York, Buffalo, 1958-1966. Vice president Marine Midland Banks, Incorporated, New York York City, 1966-1969, senior vice president, 1969-1971. Executive vice president Dreyfus-Marine Midland Management Corporation, 1970-1972.

      Senior executive vice president Niagara Share Corporation, Buffalo, 1972-1974, president, 1974-1992, Chief Executive Officer, 1988-1992, also board directors. Advisory board member Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, 1975—2008, director emeritus, since 2008. Chairman board, Chief Executive Officer, treasurer ASA Ltd., 1993—2004.

      Chairman, president, treasurer ASA (Bermuda) Ltd., 2004—2007. Chief Executive Officer, chairman, president, treasurer ASA Ltd., 2007—2009.

    Membership

    Board directors Boys Club Western New York, 1953. Trustee Baird Foundation, since 1965, Old Fort Niagara Association, since 1986, Ridley College Scholarship Fund, Inc., James H. Cummings Foundation, since 1978, New York State History Association, Shaw Festival Foundation. Member Saturn Club, Buffalo Canoe, Royal Canadian Yacht (Toronto), University (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Donna Henwood, September 10, 1966. Children: William Baird, Elaine Mitchell, Elizabeth Flora, Robert J.A. IV, Ronald Henwood, Derrick Millet.
    • father: Robert J.A. Irwin
    • mother: Dorothy (McLean) Irwin
    • spouse: Donna Henwood
    • children: William Baird Irwin
    • Elaine Mitchell Irwin
    • Elizabeth Flora Irwin
    • Robert J.A. IV Irwin
    • Ronald Henwood Irwin
    • Derrick Millet Irwin
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    Born June 27, 1927
    Nationality
    • 1949
      Colgate University
    • 1950
      University Buffalo
    • 1953
      Babson Institute Finance
    • 1958 - 1966
      With Marine Trust Company Western New York
      Buffalo, New York, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      vice president, Marine Midland Banks
    • 1970 - 1972
      executive, vice president Dreyfus-Marine Midland Management Corporation
    • 1972 - 1974
      senior, executive vice president Niagara Share Corporation
      Buffalo, New York, United States
    • 1993 - 2004
      chairman, ASA Limited
    • 1993 - 2004
      Chief Executive Officer, ASA Limited
    • 1993 - 2004
      treasurer, ASA Limited
    • 2004 - 2007
      chairman, ASA (Bermuda) Limited
    • 2004 - 2007
      president, ASA (Bermuda) Limited
    • 2004 - 2007
      treasurer, ASA (Bermuda) Limited
    • 2007 - 2009
      Chief Executive Officer, ASA Limited
    • 2007 - 2009
      chairman, ASA Limited
    • 2007 - 2009
      president, ASA Limited
    • 2007 - 2009
      treasurer, ASA Limited
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