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textile executive

George Brett Roorbach, American textile executive. Recipient Outstanding Volunteer Service award United Way of South Eastern New England, Providence, 1982, Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, Providence, 1979, Corning Community Action award Blackstone Valley College of C., 1974.

Background

Roorbach, George Brett was born on April 7, 1926 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George Byron and Anne Elizabeth (Hubble) Roorbach.

Education

AB, Harvard College, 1951; Master of Business Administration, Plymouth State College, 1993.

Career

Administrative officer, Foreign Svc. unites states department State, Lagos, Nigeria, 1952-1955; assistant manager, National Association of Engine and Boat Manufacturers, New York City, 1955-1956; general manager, Crown Worsted Mills Inc., Providence, 1956-1962; president, Crown Worsted Mills Inc., Central Falls, Rhode Island, 1962-1991; president, GEO Associations, Franconia, N.H., since 1991. Board advisors Rhode Island Hospital Trust National Bank, Providence, 1974-1994. Adjunct faculty Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, Vermont.

Lecturer N.H. College.

Membership

President Narragansett council Boy Scouts American, 1976-1979. Member Northern Textile Association (board directors 1984-1988, 89—), Profile Club (president 1973), Littleton Rotary Club.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Wood, April 23, 1955. Children: Emily Mathewson Roorbach Kelley, Gretchen Wood, Ashley Hubble.

father:
George Byron Roorbach

mother:
Anne Elizabeth (Hubble) Roorbach

spouse:
Elizabeth Wood

child:
Gretchen Wood Roorbach

child:
Emily Mathewson Roorbach Kelley Roorbach

child:
Ashley Hubble Roorbach