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Robert Nathan Friend

Robert Nathan Friend, American financial counselor, economist, market technician. Certified finance counselor.


  • Friend, Robert Nathan was born on February 2, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Karl D. and Marion (Wollenberger) Friend.

  • Education

    • AB, Grinnell College, 1951. Master of Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1953.


    • With K. Friend & Company, Chicago, from 1953, vice president, from early 60s, 1st vice president, from 1964, director merger activities with Standard Oil Corporation Indiana, from 1958, trustee employee's benefit trust, from 1968. Active Friend Finance Services. Admissions consultant Grinnell College, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1968—1970.

    Major achievements

    • Certified finance counselor.


    Director State Astor Lake Shore Association. Board directors National Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders Association. Fellow: Anime International Company (life), Academy Political Science, Market Technicians Association, Eastern Finance Association, American Economic Association, Academy International Business, American Academy Political and Social Science, Southwestern Finance Association, Southern Finance Association, Chicago Council Foreign Relations, American Association Individual Investors, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Member: Sarah Siddons Society, Seed Savers Exchange, Renaissance Society, Vintage Society, Yale Club, Carlton Club.


    • Married Lee Baer, August 12, 1979. Children: Karen, Alan.
    • father: Karl D. Friend
    • mother: Marion (Wollenberger) Friend
    • spouse: Lee Baer
    • children: Karen Friend
    • Alan Friend
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    Born February 2, 1930
    Died May 8, 2006
    (aged 76)
    • 1951
      Grinnell College
    • 1953
      Illinois Institute of Technology