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John Marvin Robertson, American computer company executive.


Robertson, John Marvin was born on February 10, 1932 in Kincaid, Kansas, United States. Son of John M. and Laura C. (Guffey) Robertson.


Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Oregon State University, 1955, Master of Education, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy. in Agricultural Education, Michigan State University, 1970.


Director adult education and teacher Moro (Oregon) Schools, 1957-1968. Mayor City of Moro, 1963-1967. Consultant and intern Michigan State Government, 1968-1970.

Assistant professor vocational education department University Georgia, Athens, 1970-1973. Visiting professor Ohio State University, Columbus, summer, 1972, research specialist, 1973-1975. Executive director Pardner Systems, Columbus, 1973-1976.

District manager employee/management development International Correspondence Schools, Norman, Oklahoma, 1976-1977. Agricultural business coordinator Southwest State University, Marshall. Minnesota, 1977-1979.

Partner Rural America Enterprises, Marshall, Minnesota, 1979-1987. With Tandy Computers, 1981-1987. Broker Coldwell Banker Real Estate, since 1987.


  • Other Work

    • Editor Maricopa County Republican Review. Contributor articles on vocational education to professional publications.


Member American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, Minnesota Farm Managers and Appraisers, Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce (member agriculture committee 1977-1981), National Vocational Agricultural Teacher Educators, American Vocational Association, Oregon Vocational-Agricultural Teachers Association (president), Sales Professionals, National Association Realtors, Arizona Association Realtors, Phoenix Board Realtors. Club: Toastmasters.; Lodge: Optimists.


Married Sara Helen Ethredge, April 28, 1972. Children– Susan, Cheryl, John Marion, Doris, John Thomas.

John M. Robertson

Laura C. (Guffey) Robertson

Sara Helen Ethredge

Susan Robertson

Cheryl Robertson

John Marion Robertson

Doris Robertson

John Thomas Robertson