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Robert Edmund Flowerree

Robert Edmund Flowerree was American forest products company executive. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award Tulane University, 1978; inducted into Paper Industry International Hall of Fame, 2001.


  • Flowerree, Robert Edmund was born on January 4, 1921 in New Orleans. Son of Robert E. and Amy (Hewes) Flowerree.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Tulane University, 1942.


    • Vice president Georgia-Pacific Corporation, 1956-1963, executive vice president pulp, paper and chemical operations, 1963-1975, president, 1974-1976, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1976-1983, chairman, 1983-1984, retired, 1984, Kilgore Corporation. Past board directors Georgia Gulf Corporation.


    Emeritus administrator Tulane University, New Orleans. Life trustee Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member of Knights of Malta.

    Arlington (Portland), Waverley Country (Portland). Boston (New Orleans). Links (New York City).


    • Married Elaine Dicks, September 22, 1943. Children: Ann D., John H., David R.
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    Born January 4, 1921
    Died May 1, 2006
    (aged 85)
    • 1942
      Tulane University
    • 1963 - 1975
      Vice president, Georgia-Pacific Corporation
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