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Charles Wesley Rootes

Charles Wesley Rootes, American manufacturing executive. Certified Public Accountant, Missouri. Trustee, treasurer Presbyterian Church, 1967-1970. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945-1947. Member Missouri Society Certified Public Accountant's, Finance Executives Institute Clubs: Centralia Country (president 1960-1961), Leawood (Kansas) Country. Lodges: Rotary (board directors, treasurer 1960-1961).

Background

  • Rootes, Charles Wesley was born on June 14, 1927 in Tebbetts, Missouri, United States. Son of David J. and Iva R. (Adkinson) Rootes.

  • Education

    • Student, Westminster College, 1948. Student, Missouri University, 1950.

    Career

    • Supervising accountant Ernst & Ernst, St. Louis, 1951-1956. Controller Bachelor of Arts Chance Company, Centralia, Missouri, 1956-1962. Assistant controller Spencer Chemical Company, Kansas City, 1962-1963.

      Vice president, treasurer Rival Manufacturing Company, 1963-1977, executive vice president, director, 1977-1985, president, chief executive officer, chairman board directors, since 1986. Board directors Rival, Lobconco, Titan Sales Corporation.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Missouri.

    Membership

    Trustee, treasurer Presbyterian Church, 1967-1970. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945-1947. Member Missouri Society Certified Public Accountant's, Finance Executives Institute Clubs: Centralia Country (president 1960-1961), Leawood (Kansas) Country.

    Lodges: Rotary (board directors, treasurer 1960-1961).

    Connections

    • Married Joanne Thesen, February 1, 1951. Children: David, Sue Ellen, Timothy.
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    • 1948
      Westminster College
    • 1950
      Missouri University
    • 1951 - 1956
      Supervising accountant, Ernst & Ernst
    • 1956 - 1962
      controller, Bachelor of Arts Chance Company
      Centralia, Illinois, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      assistant, controller Spencer Chemical Company
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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