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food company executive

Louis Robert Somers, American food company executive. Trustee Alma College, 1982—2001; board governors American Red Cross, 1985—1992, chairman audit committee; board directors Michigan State University Development Fund, 1983—1988.

Background

Somers, Louis Robert was born on August 8, 1926 in Pontiac, Michigan, United States. Son of Jay G. and Maggie (Gee) Somers.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1950.

Career

With Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, Michigan, 1955-1988. Controller Kellogg International, 1967-1970, 72-75. Finance director Kellogg Great British Ltd., 1970-1972.

Vice president finance, treasurer Kellogg Company, 1975-1985, senior vice president finance, 1985-1988.

Membership

Trustee Alma College, 1982—2001. Board governors American Red Cross, 1985—1992, chairman audit committee. Board directors Michigan State University Development Fund, 1983—1988.

Connections

Married Rynda Horinga, July 28, 1950. Children: Linda, Laurie.

father:
Jay G. Somers

mother:
Maggie (Gee) Somers

spouse:
Rynda Horinga

child:
Linda Somers

child:
Laurie Somers