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Pulp and paper executive

Robert Allan Powers, American pulp and paper executive. Chairman board trustees Pound Ridge (New York ) Community Council, 1981-1987; councilman Pound Ridge Town Council, 1969-1973; member zoning board of appeals, Pound Ridge, 1967-1969; co-president Middle School Association, Bedford, New York, 1971-1972. Member Waccabuc Country Club.

Background

Powers, Robert Allan was born on June 24, 1926 in Cohoes, New York, United States. Son of William Kenneth and Christina (Rowley) Powers.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Vermont, 1951. Postgraduate, New York University, 1955.

Career

Enlisted United States Army, 1943, advanced through grades to captain, served in PTO and Korea, resigned, 1958. Various administrative and finance positions Westvaco Corporation, Maryland and New York, 1956-1974. Managing director Westvaco Brazil, Sao Paolo, 1974-1979.

Treasurer Westvaco Corporation, New York City, 1979-1982, vice president, 1982-1983, senior vice president international, since 1983.

Membership

Chairman board trustees Pound Ridge (New York ) Community Council, 1981-1987. Councilman Pound Ridge Town Council, 1969-1973. Member zoning board of appeals, Pound Ridge, 1967-1969.

Co-president Middle School Association, Bedford, New York, 1971-1972. Member Waccabuc Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, flying, gardening.

Connections

Married Carol Joyce Farmer, May 20, 1952. Children: Susan Jane, Steve Robert, Barbara Carol.

father:
William Kenneth Powers

mother:
Christina (Rowley) Powers

spouse:
Carol Joyce Farmer

child:
Susan Jane Powers

child:
Steve Robert Powers

child:
Barbara Carol Powers