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J. Robert Kemp

food company executive , beef industry consultant

J. Robert Kemp, beef industry consultant, food company executive. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946, PTO. Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Kemp, J. Robert was born on November 4, 1920 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of S.H. and Bertha (Bankhead) Kemp.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agr, University Idaho, 1943.

Career

With Armour and Company, 1946-1962, plant manager, various locations, 1955-1962. Vice president, general plant manager Iowa Beef Processors Inc., Fort Dodge, 1962-1963, vice president sales, member executive committee, 1963-1968, executive vice president Dakota City, Nebraska, 1968-1970, co-chairman board, 1970-1975. Also director; president Columbia Foods Inc., 1975-1978, Northwest Feeders Inc., since 1978.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946, PTO. Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Elks, Kiwanis, Arid.

Connections

Married Mary M. Filer, September 23, 1942. Children: Kandace, Kathy, Karen, Kay.