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Hugh Robertson, British corporation executive.

Background

Robertson, Hugh was born on February 12, 1887 in Glasgow, Scotland. Son of James and Marjorie (Cowie) Robertson.

Education

Educated in public schools and business college, Chicago.

Career

Bank clerk, 1902-1907. Paymaster Acme Harvesting Machine Company, harvesting machinery, 1907-1909. Auditor Peerless Motor Car Company, Chicago, 1910-1913.

Secretary and manager National Motor Sales Company, 1913-1924. With the Zenith Radio Corporation, manufacturers radio apparatus from 1924, treasurer, 1926-1952, executive vice president, 1934-1958, president, 1958-1959, chairman, chief Executive officer, 1959-1965, director, from 1929, honorary chairman, special consultant, from 1965. President, director Zenith Radio Corporation California, Zenith Radio Corporation Canada, Ltd.

President Zenith Radio Research Corporation of Menlo Park, California, Wincharger Corporation, Sioux City, Central Electronics, Inc. Director Zenith Sales Corporation, Chicago, Rauland Corporation, Zenith Radio Distributing Corporation, Zenith Hearing Aid Sales Corporation, Chicago Home: Lake Forest, Illinois.

Connections

Married Mable Irene Brunt, February 12, 1912. Children: Hugh, John (deceased), Marjorie (Mistress.

father:
James Robertson

mother:
Marjorie (Cowie) Robertson

spouse:
Mable Irene Brunt

child:
Hugh Robertson

child:
John Robertson (deceased)

child:
Marjorie (Mrs Robertson