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Manufacturing executive

Richard James Sanders, American manufacturing executive. Recipient Silver Beaver award, 1956, Silver Antelope award, 1971, Order of the Arrow District Services award, 1975, Boy Scouts of America. Vice president Chicago council Boy Scouts of America, since 1975, Presbytery of Chicago, 1986-1990; state co-ordinary AARP cit. representative progressive, 1988. Member Kiwanis International (lieutenant governor 1975-1976, 1986-1988).

Background

Sanders, Richard James was born on December 7, 1916 in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Harry Jonas Sanders and Helen Estelle (Kahn) Kolle.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Chicago.

Career

Manager, Harry Sanders Company, Chicago, 1934-1956;president, Richard Sanders Company, Chicago, 1956-1975;president, Lighting Association, Inc., Chicago, 1975-1990;president, Sanders Lighting Templates, Chicago, 1979-1990.

Membership

Vice president Chicago council Boy Scouts of America, since 1975, Presbytery of Chicago, 1986-1990. State co-ordinary AARP cit. representative progressive, 1988. Member Kiwanis International (lieutenant governor 1975-1976, 1986-1988).

Connections

Married Phyllis Frances Riplinger, May 16, 1942 (deceased June 1970). Children: Richard Junior, Phillip F., Nell (deceased), Edward. Married Marion Margaret Eadie, November 13, 1971.

father:
Harry Jonas Sanders Kolle

mother:
Helen Estelle (Kahn) Kolle

spouse:
Phyllis Frances Riplinger

spouse:
Marion Margaret Eadie

child:
Richard Junior Sanders

child:
Phillip F. Sanders

child:
Nell Sanders (deceased)

child:
Edward Sanders