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Robert Adams Goodfellow

Robert Adams Goodfellow, American card manufacturing company executive. Ambassador, State of Vermont, Montpelier; member Grace Commission, Washington, Concord Coalition, Washington. With United States Navy, 1945-1946, 51-53, PTO. Member United We Stand.

Background

  • Goodfellow, Robert Adams was born on July 25, 1927 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. Son of Robert Alexander and Harriet Glover (Adams) Goodfellow.

  • Education

    • Student, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1948. Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Lafayette College, 1951.

    Career

    • Manager marketing and sales United States Fiber & Plastics Corporation, New Jersey, 1951-1963. Marketing manager shelf hardware Yale Lock and Hardware Eaton Corporation, Rye, New York and Charlotte, North Carolina, 1963-1971. Marketing manager shelf hardware and Yale lock and hardware Eaton Corporation, Charlotte, 1963-1971.

      Director marketing and sales American Machine and Foundry/Cuno Consumer Products, Meriden, Connecticut, 1971-1973. Vice president marketing The Eyercycle Corporation, Hartford, 1973-1975. Executive vice president Creative Tools, Inc., Bennington, Vermont, 1976-1978.

      President Goodfellow Associates, marketing, sales and management consultant, Manchester, 1978-1989. Owner, manager Goodfellow Cards Inc., since 1990. With Pace Consultant Corporation, Hartford, 1973-1975.

    Membership

    Ambassador, State of Vermont, Montpelier. Member Grace Commission, Washington, Concord Coalition, Washington. With United States Navy, 1945-1946, 51-53, PTO. Member United We Stand.

    Personality

    Interests

    Antique automobile restorations, boating, recreational vehicle camping.

    Connections

    • Married Lee Schaeffer, March 16, 1951. Children: Robert Mead, Richard Adams, Susan, Jennifer.
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    • 1948
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • 1951
      Lafayette College
    • 1951 - 1963
      Manager, marketing and sales United States Fiber & Plastics Corporation
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1963 - 1971
      marketing manager, shelf hardware and Yale lock and hardware Eaton Corporation
      Charlotte, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • 1963 - 1971
      marketing manager, shelf hardware Yale Lock and Hardware Eaton Corporation
      Rye, New York, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      director, marketing and sales American Machine and Foundry/Cuno Consumer Products
      Meriden, Connecticut, United States
    • 1973 - 1975
      vice president, marketing The Eyercycle Corporation
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      executive, vice president Creative Tools
      Bennington, Vermont, United States
    • 1978 - 1989
      president, Goodfellow Associates
      Manchester, United Kingdom
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