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Ralph Wrobley

Ralph Wrobley, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1962. Member Missouri Bar Association, Yale Club (president 1969-1971, outstanding member award 1967, White House fellowship semi-finalist, 1972).

Background

  • Wrobley, Ralph was born on September 19, 1935 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Matthew B. and Hedvig (Lyon) Wrobley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1957. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1962.

    Career

    • With Bell Telephone Сompany, Philadelphia, 1957-1959. Associate Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP, Kansas City, Missouri, 1962-1965, member managing committee, 1982—1986. Partner Bryan, Cave, LLP, 1988-1992, Husch, Blackwell, Sanders LLP, Kansas City, 1992—2007, member executive committee, 1992—2000, of counsel, since 2008.

      Board directors Human Resources Corporation, 1971. Member Civic Council Kansas City, 1986-2001. Chairman Public Housing Authority of Kansas City, 1971-1974.

      Vice chairman Mayor's Advisory Commission on Housing, Kansas City, 1971-1974. Board governors Citizens Association, since 1965, vice chairman, 1971-1975, chairman, 1978-1979. Board directors Council on Education, 1975-1981, vice president, 1977-1979.

      Board directors, president Sam E. and Mary F. Roberts Foundation, 1974-1996. Trustee Clearinghouse for Mid Continent Foundations, 1977-1996, chairman 1987-1989. Board directors Business Innovation Center, 1984-1991, vice-chairman 1987-1991, advisory board directors, 1993-1999, Midwest Regional Advisory Board Institute International Education, 1989-1993, International Trade Association, 1989-1992, vice president, 1990.

      Vice chairman, board directors Mid-American Coalition on Healthcare, 1991-2003, Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program, since 2006, chairman elect 2009.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1962.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Missouri Bar Association, Yale Club (president 1969-1971, outstanding member award 1967, White House fellowship semi-finalist, 1972).

    Connections

    • Married Madeline C. Kearney, June 13, 1959. Children: Kirk Lyon, Eric Lyon, Ann Lyon.
    • father: Matthew B. Wrobley
    • mother: Hedvig (Lyon) Wrobley
    • spouse: Madeline C. Kearney
    • children: Kirk Lyon Wrobley
    • Eric Lyon Wrobley
    • Ann Lyon Wrobley
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    Born September 19, 1935
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