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Manufacturing executive

John Robert Anderson, American Manufacturing executive. Member of Executive Committee Michigan Statewide Health Coordinating Council, 1975-1977. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1958-1961. Member National Planning Association (trustee, vice chairman, member commission on changing international realities), Centerport Yacht Club.

Background

Anderson, John Robert was born on June 26, 1936 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert Elmer and Alma Evelyn (Webster) Anderson.

Education

AB, University of Southern California, 1958;Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1963.

Career

Assistant contractor, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1972-1973;director diversified products analysis, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, 1973-1974;assistant treasurer, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, 1974-1977;finance operations planning director, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, 1977-1978;president, Ford Motor Land Development Corporation, Dearborn, 1978-1983;senior vice president, chief finance officer, director, Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Chicago, 1983-1989;vice chairman, chief administrative officer, Chief Financial Officer, director, Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc., Akron, Ohio., 1989-1990;vice chairman, director, Chief Financial Officer, Grumman Corporation, Bethpage, New York, since 1991. Board directors Telxon Corporation.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee Michigan Statewide Health Coordinating Council, 1975-1977. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1958-1961. Member National Planning Association (trustee, vice chairman, member commission on changing international realities), Centerport Yacht Club.

Connections

Married Carole Kilgore, January 5, 1980. 1stepchild, Christine Anne. Married Sherry Floe, June 4, 1958 (divorced 1979).

Children: Robin Evelyn, Douglas Carl, Dana Katharine, Judith Carol.

father:
Robert Elmer Anderson

mother:
Alma Evelyn (Webster) Anderson

spouse:
Carole Kilgore

spouse:
Sherry Floe

child:
Robin Evelyn Anderson

child:
Douglas Carl Anderson

child:
Dana Katharine Anderson

child:
Judith Carol Anderson