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Automotive executive

Richard Allen Calmes, American Automotive executive. Trustee Michigan College Foundation, since 1978; chairman business advisory county Madonna College, since 1990. Member Michigan Pers. and Industrial Rels. Association (vice chairman since 1984), Michigan Traffic Safety Association ( chairman of the board of trustees 1978-1990).

Background

Calmes, Richard Allen was born on June 25, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Ernest and Thresa (Leonard) Calmes.

Education

AB cum laude, Princeton University, 1954;Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1957.

Career

Supervisor labor relations, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1957-1964;director industrial relations, Philco-Ford, Philadelphia, 1964-1969;staff representative personnel and organization staff, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1969-1970;industrial relations manager, stamping division, Ford Motor Company, Chicago, 1970-1971;manager sal. personnel tramsmission division, Ford Motor Company, Livonia, Michigan, 1971-1974;manager union relations, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, 1974-1976;vice president personnel and industrial relations, American Motors Corporation, Southfield, Michigan, 1976-1987;executive director, Chrysler Corporation, Highland Park, Michigan, 1987-1988;senior vice president human resources public affairs, Creative Industries Group, Inc., Auburn Hills, Michigan, since 1988. Senior consultant Masco Industries, Taylor, Michigan, since 1988.

Membership

Trustee Michigan College Foundation, since 1978. Chairman business advisory county Madonna College, since 1990. Member Michigan Pers. and Industrial Rels.

Association (vice chairman since 1984), Michigan Traffic Safety Association ( chairman of the board of trustees 1978-1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, miniature horse breeding, stamps.

Connections

Married Dorothy Stone, July 9, 1955. Children: Carolyn Calmes Shammas, Bruce Woodhull.

father:
Robert Ernest Calmes

mother:
Thresa (Leonard) Calmes

spouse:
Dorothy Stone

child:
Carolyn Calmes Shammas Calmes

child:
Bruce Woodhull Calmes