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R. Gene Cotton

R. Gene Cotton, American financial planner. Certified Financial Planner. President United Way, Alexandria, 1992; board directors St. Francis Cabrini Hospital, Alexandria, 1992, Rapides Symphony Orchestra, 1992; commissioner England authority, Alexandria, 1992. With United States National Guard, 1957-1963. Member Kiwanis, Masons, Shriners.

Background

  • Cotton, R. Gene was born on January 18, 1935 in Alexandria, Louisiana, United States. Son of William F. and Genevieve W. (Hathorn) Cotton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering, Louisiana State University, 1957.

    Career

    • Chief Executive Officer Cotton Brothers, Inc., Alexandria, 1965-1985. Proprietor Personnel Management, since 1985. Registered representative Investment Management and Research, St. Petersburg, Florida.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Financial Planner.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    President United Way, Alexandria, 1992. Board directors St. Francis Cabrini Hospital, Alexandria, 1992, Rapides Symphony Orchestra, 1992. Commissioner England authority, Alexandria, 1992.

    With United States National Guard, 1957-1963. Member Kiwanis, Masons, Shriners.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hunting, fishing, boating, architecture, metalworking.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy K. Wilson, September 9, 1958. Children: Richard G. Junior, William H., Genevieve T.
    • father: William F. Cotton
    • mother: Genevieve W. (Hathorn) Cotton
    • spouse: Nancy K. Wilson
    • children: Richard G. Junior Cotton
    • William H. Cotton
    • Genevieve T. Cotton
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    Born January 18, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1957
      Louisiana State University
    • 1965 - 1985
      Chief Executive Officer, Cotton Brothers
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1985
      proprietor, Personnel Management