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Robert W. W. Galvin

Robert GALVIN, American executive. Medal of Honour 1970.

Background

  • Galvin, Robert W. was born on October 9, 1922 in Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States.

  • Education

    • Student, University Notre Dame. Student, University Chicago. Doctor of Laws, Quincy College.

      Doctor of Laws (honorary), St. Ambrose College. Doctor of Laws (honorary), DePaul University. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Arizona State University.

    Career

    • With Motorola, Inc., Chicago, 1940—1948, executive vice president, 1948—1956, former president, 1956, chairman board, 1964—1990, Chief Executive Officer, 1964—1986, chairman executive committee, 1990—2001, also director. Retired, 2003; chairman board Semantech Inc., Austin, Texas. With Signal Corps United States Army, World War II.

    Works

    • Author: America's Founding Secret: What the Scottish Enlightment Taught our Founding Fathers, 2002.

    Membership

    Past member President's Commission on International Trade and Investment. Chairman industry policy advisory committee United States Trade Republican. Active President's Private Sector Survey.

    Chairman President's Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives, Illinois Institute of Technology, University Notre Dame. Board directors Junior Achievement, Chicago. Member of National Business Hall of Fame, Electronic Industries Association (president 1966, board directors, Medal of Honor 1970, Golden Omega award 1981).

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    Interests

    Skiing, water-skiing, tennis, horse-riding.

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    • Married Mary Barnes in 1944.
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    • 1940 - 1948
      With Motorola
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 2003
      retired
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