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Robert Archer Woods

investment counsel

Robert Archer Woods, American investment counsel. Trustee University Rochester; board directors Chicago Juvenile Protective Association, Chicago Infant Welfare Society, Chicago Association Retarded Citizens. Served to lieutenant (senior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Management Association (trustee 1973), Harvard Business School Club Chicago (president 1961), Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Woods, Robert Archer was born on December 28, 1920 in Princeton, Indiana, United States. Son of John Hall and Rose Erskine Heilman Woods.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Rochester, 1942. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1946.

Career

Account executive Stein Roe & Farnham (investment counsel), Chicago, 1946-1953, partner, 1954-1990. Governor Investment Company Institute.

Membership

Trustee University Rochester. Board directors Chicago Juvenile Protective Association, Chicago Infant Welfare Society, Chicago Association Retarded Citizens. Served to lieutenant (senior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Member American Management Association (trustee 1973), Harvard Business School Club Chicago (president 1961), Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon. Clubs: University Chgo, Chicago, Tower.

Connections

Married Ruth Henrietta Diller, May 27, 1944. Children: Robert Archer III (deceased), Barbara Diller (Mistress Gregory Alan Klein), Katherine Heilman (Mistress John E. Glennon), James Diller.

father:
John Hall

mother:
Rose Erskine Heilman Woods

spouse:
Ruth Henrietta Diller

children:
Robert Archer III Woods (deceased)

Barbara Diller Woods (Mistress Gregory Alan Klein)

Katherine Heilman Woods (Mistress John E. Glennon)

James Diller Woods