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Robert Edward Palenchar

Robert Edward Palenchar, diversified industry executive. Served with Army of the United States, 1943. Member Chicago Board Commerce, N.A.M., Notre Dame Alumni Association, American Management Association, Business Roundtable, Conference Board Clubs: Mid-America (Chicago); Glen Oak (Glen Ellyn, Illinois).

Background

  • Palenchar, Robert Edward was born on April 8, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of John Peter and Irene Ann (Repicky) Palenchar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Notre Dame, 1942. Postgrad, University Michigan, 1943.

    Career

    • With Ex-Cell-O Corporation, Detroit, 1949-1962, director industrial relations, 1962. Vice president employee relations Automotive division Budd Company, Detroit, 1962-1966. Vice president, director employee relations Sunbeam Corporation, Chicago, 1966-1969.

      Vice president personnel and public relations Esmark, Inc., 1969-1977, vice president corporation affairs and personnel, from 1977. Director Estronics, Inc., Swift & Company.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1943. Member Chicago Board Commerce, N.A.M., Notre Dame Alumni Association, American Management Association, Business Roundtable, Conference Board Clubs: Mid-America (Chicago). Glen Oak (Glen Ellyn, Illinois).

    Connections

    • Married Ethel Lindsay, September 10, 1942. Children– Patricia Ann Palenchar Atchinson, James Lindsay.
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    Died April 1, 2001
    (aged 78)
    • 1942
      University Notre Dame
    • 1943
      University Michigan
    • 1949 - 1962
      With Ex-Cell-O Corporation
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1962 - 1966
      vice president, employee relations Automotive division Budd Company
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      vice president, employee relations Sunbeam Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      director, employee relations Sunbeam Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1969 - 1977
      vice president, personnel and public relations Esmark
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