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Rubber company executive

Joseph Robert Hicks, American former rubber company executive.

Background

Hicks, Joseph Robert was born on August 27, 1922 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph Arch and Ada (Correll) Hicks.

Education

Bachelor in Commerce and Finance, Pennsylvania State University, 1943.

Career

With General Electric Company, 1946-1962, district manager finance and service operation Cleveland, 1957-1962. Assistant comptroller Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio, 1962-1964, comptroller, 1964-1968, vice president, comptroller, 1968-1976. President, chief executive officer Goodyear Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, 1976-1978.

Director, corporation executive vice president finance Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, 1978-1980, director, group executive vice president, 1981-1982. Director The Stanley Works, since 1983.

Membership

Trustee Children's Medical Center of Akron, 1980-1989. With Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member Finance Executives Institute (board directors Cleveland 1967-1976, 79-82), Pennsylvania State University Alumni Council (executive committee 1967-1972, 76-77), National Association of Manufacturers (director 1980-1982), Portage Country Club (Akron), Royal Poinciana Golf Club (Naples, Florida), Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Mary Rita Schlitzer, December 12, 1946. Children: Robert William, Nancy Jane (Mistress Roger Freed), Jeffrey Alan, Thomas Joseph, Joanne Elizabeth.

father:
Joseph Arch Hicks

mother:
Ada (Correll) Hicks

spouse:
Mary Rita Schlitzer

child:
Robert William Hicks

child:
Nancy Jane Hicks (Mistress Roger Freed)

child:
Jeffrey Alan Hicks

child:
Thomas Joseph Hicks

child:
Joanne Elizabeth Hicks