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Robert McLean Adams

Robert McLean Adams, American manufacturing executive. Chairman exploring Indianhead council Boy Scouts American, 1972; member advisory council Institute of Technology, University Minnesota, 1971. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1949. Member Indiana Research Institute.

Background

  • Adams, Robert McLean was born on August 4, 1922 in Hibbing, Minnesota, United States. Son of John William and Julia (Straub) Adams.

  • Education

    • Associate of Applied Science., Blackburn College, 1941. Doctor of Science, Blackburn College, 1971. Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1943.

      Master of Science, University Illinois, 1944. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1949.

    Career

    • With 3M, St. Paul, since 1949, technical director, 1958-1968, general manager new business ventures division, 1968-1969, vice president research and development, 1969-1981, senior vice president technical services, since 1981, also director. Director The Toro Company, Minneapolis, Grace Company, Minneapolis.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Chairman exploring Indianhead council Boy Scouts American, 1972. Member advisory council Institute of Technology, University Minnesota, 1971. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1949.

    Member Indiana Research Institute.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Margaret Johnson, September 4, 1943. Children: Margaret, William, Carl, John Adams.
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    Born August 4, 1922
    • 1941
      Blackburn College
    • 1971
      Blackburn College
    • 1943
      University Illinois
    • 1944
      University Illinois
    • 1949
      University Illinois
    • 1949
      With 3M
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