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textile company executive

Harvey Arnold Robbins, American textile company executive. Deocrated Purple Heart, Combat Infantry badge. Board director Educational Foundation for Fashion Industries; corporation member Lesley College, Cambridge, Massachusetts With United States Army, 1942-1945. Member American Management Association, American Arbitration Association, Textile Distributors Association, University Michigan Alumni Club.

Background

Robbins, Harvey Arnold was born on April 29, 1922 in New York City. Son of Ira B. and Mildred (Lowy) Robbins.

Education

Student, University Michigan, 1942. Student, Cornell University, 1943. Student, Columbia University, 1945.

Career

Vice president Silberstein-Goldsmith, New York City, 1946-1950, North Advertising, Chicago, 1950-1959. Vice president M. Lowenstein & Sons, Inc., New York City, also president Wamsutta/Pacific Domestic division, 1959-1969. President Burlington Domestics division Burlington Industries, New York City, 1969-1973.

Vice president United Merchants. & Manufacturers, New York City, 1973-1978. Vice president PRF Corporation, 1978-1980.

Executive vice president Whisper Soft Mills, New York City, 1980-1984. Director product development Springs Industries, New York City, 1984-1985, textile consultant, 1985^. Board of directors Ednl.

Foundation for Fashion Industries. Corporation member Lesley College, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Membership

Board director Educational Foundation for Fashion Industries. Corporation member Lesley College, Cambridge, Massachusetts With United States Army, 1942-1945. Member American Management Association, American Arbitration Association, Textile Distributors Association, University Michigan Alumni Club.

Connections

Married Carolyn Edith Goldsmith, June 8, 1947. Children: Margaret Ann (Mistress Jay Jacobson), James Andrew.

father:
Ira B. Robbins

mother:
Mildred (Lowy) Robbins

spouse:
Carolyn Edith Goldsmith

child:
Margaret Ann Robbins (Mistress Jay Jacobson)

child:
James Andrew Robbins