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Charles Fitz Baird

Charles Fitz Baird was American mining and metals company executive. Trustee Marine Corps University Foundation, 1993—2003, Bucknell University, 1969—1993, chairman board trustees, 1976—1982; board advisers Naval War College, 1970—1974; Member Council Foreign Relations, Chevy Chase (Maryland) Club, Maidstone Club (East Hampton, New York ), Bridgehampton Club (New York ).

Background

  • Baird, Charles Fitz was born on September 4, 1922 in Southampton, New York, United States. Son of George White and Julia (Fitz) Baird.

  • Education

    • AB, Middlebury College, Vermont, 1944. Graduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1960. Doctor of Laws, Bucknell University, 1976.

    Career

    • With Standard Oil Corporation, New Jersey, 1948-1965, deputy European finance representative London, 1955-1958, assistant treasurer, 1958-1962. Director Esso Standard SA Française, 1962-1965. Assistant secretary for finance management Department of Navy, 1966-1967, undersecretary, 1967-1969.

      Vice president finance Inco Ltd., 1969-1972, senior vice president, 1972-1976, vice-chairman, 1976-1977, president, 1977-1980, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1980-1987. Trustee Center for Naval Analyses, 1990—2002, chairman, 1992—1997. Past trustee Logistics Management Institute.

      Member President's Commission on Marine Science, Engineering and Resources, 1967—1969, National Advisory Commission on Ocean and Atmosphere, 1972—1974. Served to captain United States Marine Corps, 1950-1951, 1943-1946.

    Membership

    Trustee Marine Corps University Foundation, 1993—2003, Bucknell University, 1969—1993, chairman board trustees, 1976—1982. Board advisers Naval War College, 1970—1974. Member Council Foreign Relations, Chevy Chase (Maryland) Club, Maidstone Club (East Hampton, New York ), Bridgehampton Club (New York ).

    Connections

    • Married Norma Adele White, September 13, 1947. Children: Susan Baird Creyke, Stephen White, Charles Fitz, Nancy Baird Harwood.
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    Born September 4, 1922
    • 1944
      Middlebury College
    • 1960
      Advanced Management Program
    • 1976
      Bucknell University
    • 1948 - 1965
      With Standard Oil Company
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1955 - 1958
      With Standard Oil Company
    • 1962 - 1965
      director, Esso Standard Societe Anonima Fran+?aise
    • 1966 - 1967
      assistant, secretary for finance management Department of Navy
    • 1967 - 1969
      assistant, secretary for finance management Department of Navy
    • 1976 - 1977
      vice president, finance Inco Limited
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