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Robert Owen Nagle

Robert Owen Nagle, American lawyer. Bar: California 1957. Decorated Bronze Star with V, Air medal.


  • Nagle, Robert Owen was born on February 10, 1929 in Watertown, South Dakota, United States. Son of John Raymond and Kathleen Margaret (McQuillen) Nagle.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Wisconsin, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, University California, 1957.


    • Associate firm Morrison, Foerster, Holloway, Clinton and Clark, San Francisco, 1957-1962, partner, 1962-1964. General attorney Spreckels Sugar division Amstar Corporation, San Francisco, 1964-1966, vice president, 1966-1968, executive vice president, 1968-1971, vice president parent company New York City, 1971-1976. Executive vice president American Sugar division Amstar Corporation, 1975-1976.

      President, chief executive officer California and Hawaiian Sugar Company, San Francisco, 1976-1982, also director. Partner Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, 1982-1986. Private investor Piedmont, California, from 1986.

      Board directors Providence Hospital, Oakland, California.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1957.


    Board directors San Francisco Bay Area council Boy Scouts American. Trustee University California Berkeley Foundation, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Pacific Vascular Research Foundation, San Francisco. Served to lieutenant junior grade United States Navy, 1951-1954, Korea.

    Member American Bar Association, State Bar California, Bar Association San Francisco, Order of Coif. Clubs: Claremont Country, Pacific Union.


    • Married Louise Emerson H'Doubler, March 14, 1954. Children– Robert Owen Junior, Charles Francis, Margaret Louise.
    • father: John Raymond Nagle
    • mother: Kathleen Margaret (McQuillen) Nagle
    • spouse: Louise Emerson H'Doubler
    • children: Robert Owen Junior Nagle
    • Charles Francis Nagle
    • Margaret Louise Nagle
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    Died December 12, 2006
    (aged 77)