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Manufacturing company executive

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, 1947-1948; student, Missouri U., 1949-1950.

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, Missoury, 1962-1963; vice president, treasurer, Rival Manufacturing Company, Kansas City, 1963-1977; executive vice president, director, Rival Manufacturing Company, Kansas City, 1977-1985; president, chief Executive officer, Chairman, Board Of Directors, Rival Manufacturing Company, Kansas City, since 1986. Board directors Rival, Lobconco, Titan Sales Corporation.

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.

father:
David J. Rootes

mother:
Iva R. (Adkinson) Rootes

spouse:
Joanne Thesen

child:
Timothy Rootes

child:
David Rootes

child:
Sue Ellen Rootes