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Construction company executive

Richard Carroll Breaker, American construction company executive. Registered professional engineer, Colorado. With United States Air Force, 1944-1946. Member American Arbitration Association, Associated General Contractors of Colorado (secretary 1986-1987, treasurer 1987-1988), Rolling Hills Country Club, Denver Athletic Club, Denver Country Club.

Background

Breaker, Richard Carroll was born on November 19, 1926 in Cambridge, Nebraska, United States. Son of William C. and Clara (Ogorzolka) Breaker.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Colorado, 1951.

Career

Draftsman, United States Geological Survey, Denver, 1946-1947; engineer, Colorado State Highway Department, Denver, 1948-1952; engineer, estimator, Peter Kiewit Sons Company, Denver, 1952-1955; project manager, Webb & Knapp Construction Corporation, Denver, 1955-1961; estimator, Gerald H. Phipps, Inc., Denver, 1961-1964; chief estimator, Gerald H. Phipps, Inc., Denver, 1964-1967; vice president, Gerald H. Phipps, Inc., Denver, 1967-1984; president, Chief Executive Officer, Gerald H. Phipps, Inc., Denver, 1984-1992; also board directors, Gerald H. Phipps, Inc., Denver vice Chairman, Board Of Directors, Gerald H. Phipps, Inc., Denver, 1992-1994; Chairman of the Board, Geral H. Phipps, Inc., Denver, since 1994. Director Gerald H. Phipps, Inc., Denver, since 1967.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Colorado.

Membership

With United States Air Force, 1944-1946. Member American Arbitration Association, Associated General Contractors of Colorado (secretary 1986-1987, treasurer 1987-1988), Rolling Hills Country Club, Denver Athletic Club, Denver Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Virginia C. Driscoll, January 30, 1954. Children: Kathryn, John, William, Michael.

father:
William C. Breaker

mother:
Clara (Ogorzolka) Breaker

spouse:
Virginia C. Driscoll

child:
John Breaker

child:
Michael Breaker

child:
Kathryn Breaker

child:
William Breaker