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Robert King Oldemeyer

Robert King Oldemeyer was American seed company executive. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1943-1947, European Theatre of Operations. Lodge: Rotary (board directors).

Background

  • Oldemeyer, Robert King was born on September 23, 1922 in Brush, Colorado, United States. Son of Clarence Lester and Gayle Esther (King) Oldemeyer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Colorado State University, 1947. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1950.

    Career

    • Plant breeder Great Western Sugar Company, Longmont, Colorado, 1950-1960, chief plant breeder, 1960-1967, station director, 1967-1969, director seed development, 1969-1974, director plant breeding, 1975-1985. Director operations Hilleshog Mono-Hy Inc., 1985-1989. Board directors, consultant Hilleshog Mono-Hy, Inc., from 1989.

    Works

    • Editor Sugarbeet Agriculture, Sugar Journal, since 1990.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: United Church of Christ

    Membership

    Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1943-1947, European Theatre of Operations. Lodge: Rotary (board directors).

    Personality

    Interests

    Photographing wild flowers, fishing, gardening, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Shirley Faye Schlessinger, May 24, 1944. Children: G. Janine Hill, Kristin Kay Moyer.
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    Born September 23, 1922
    Died April 20, 2006
    (aged 83)
    • 1947
      Colorado State University
    • 1948
      University Wisconsin
    • 1950
      University Wisconsin
    • 1950 - 1960
      Plant breeder Great Western Sugar Company
      Longmont, Colorado, United States
    • 1960 - 1967
      Plant breeder Great Western Sugar Company
    • 1985 - 1989
      director, operations Hilleshog Mono-Hy Incorporated
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