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Mutual funds company executive

Earl Robert Kinney, American Mutual funds company executive. Trustee Bates College, also chairman alumni drives, 1960-1964.

Background

Kinney, Earl Robert was born on April 12, 1917 in Burnham, Maine, United States. Son of Harry E. and Ethel (Vose) Kinney.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bates College, 1939; postgraduate, Harvard University Graduate School, 1940.

Career

Founder,, North Atlantic Pack Company, Bar Harbor, Maine., 1941; president, North Atlantic Pack Company, 1941-1942; treasurer, director, North Atlantic Pack Company, 1941-1964; with, Gorton Corporation (became subsidiary General Mills, Inc. 1968), 1954-1968; president, Gorton Corporation (became subsidiary General Mills, Inc. 1968), 1958-1968; vice president, General Mills, Inc., 1968-1969; executive vice president, General Mills, Inc., 1969-1973; chief finance officer, General Mills, Inc., 1970-1973; president, chief operating officer, General Mills, Inc., 1973-1977; Chairman of the Board, General Mills, Inc., 1977-1981; president, chief Executive officer, IDS Mutual Fund Group, Minneapolis, 1982-1987.

Board directors Idexx laboratories, Inc.

Membership

Trustee Bates College, also chairman alumni drives, 1960-1964.

Connections

Married Margaret Velie Thatcher, April 23, 1977. Children: Jeanie Elizabeth, Earl Robert, Isabella Alice.

father:
Harry E. Kinney

mother:
Ethel (Vose) Kinney

spouse:
Margaret Velie Thatcher

child:
Earl Robert Kinney

child:
Isabella Alice Kinney

child:
Jeanie Elizabeth Kinney