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Richard Thomas Lindgren

Richard Thomas Lindgren, American automation equipment company executive.

Background

  • Lindgren, Richard Thomas was born on April 5, 1927 in Two Harbors, Minnesota, United States. Son of Arvid John and Agnes (Sellman) Lindgren.

  • Education

    • Student, Virginia Junior College, Minnesota, 1947. Bachelor of Business Administration, University Minnesota, 1949. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1953.

      Doctor of Laws, Buena Vista College, 1970.

    Career

    • With Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1953-1971, director marketing operations, 1970-1971. Group vice president Allis-Chalmers Company, Milwaukee, 1971-1975. Executive vice president Mead Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, 1975.

      President Koehring Company, Milwaukee, 1975-1981, chairman, 1976-1981. Chairman board ROTEK Inc., until 1981. Group vice president Dominion Bridge Company Ltd., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1980-1981, AMCA International Corporation, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1980-1981.

      President, chief executive officer Cross & Trecker, 1982-1989. Vice chairman district export council United States Department Commerce, 1974-1975.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Trustee Buena Vista College, 1962-1970. Board directors Curtis R. Froedert Memorial Hospital, Milwaukee, Detroit branch Federal Reserve Board, 1977-1986. Served with Army of the United States, 1945-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

    Member Society Automotive Engineers, Construction Industry Manufacturers Association (director), International Road Federation (director 1978-1981).

    Connections

    • Married Lois Irene Nelson, June 17, 1950. Children: Douglas John, Danna Carol.
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    • 1947
      Virginia Junior College
    • 1949
      University Minnesota
    • 1953
      Harvard University
    • 1970
      Buena Vista College
    • 1953 - 1971
      With Ford Motor Company
      Dearborn, Michigan, United States
    • 1971 - 1975
      group vice president, Allis-Chalmers Company
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1975
      executive, vice president Mead Corporation
      Dayton, Ohio, United States
    • 1975 - 1981
      president, Koehring Company
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1980 - 1981
      group vice president, Dominion Bridge Company Limited
      Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Quebec, Canada
    • 1982 - 1989
      president, officer Cross & Trecker
    • 1982 - 1989
      chief executive, officer Cross & Trecker
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