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Robert Cameron Beadle

publishing executive.

Robert Cameron Beadle, American publishing executive.


Beadle, Robert Cameron was born on October 19, 1883 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of William Irwin and Emma Leslie (Cameron) Beadle.


Educated private and public schools, and under private tutors. Unmarried.


Began in employ of Spencer Trask & Company, New York, 1900. Became secretary to George Foster Peabody and represented him in many philanthropic, political and humanitarian projects. Assisted in reorganization of America Stoker Company (now Combustion Engineering Corporation), 1916-1927.

Was assistant to president International Combustion Engineering Corporation and in charge publicity same, 1919-1929. Organized United States Stoker Corporation, 1912, Vice-President until 1914. Was vice president Combustion Publishing Corporation, president 1920-1927, and changed name, 1929, to Power Engineering & Financial Public Corporation, of which is president.

Director International Public Relations Council, Green Engineering Company, 1924-1929. President Robert Cameron Beadle, Incorporated. Director and treasurer American Stoker Company.

Founder Combustion (now Engineering and Finance), 1919, and since editor. Also president Super Power Publications, Inc. Publisher of “Achievement”, new large magazine.

As secretary to George Foster Peabody, planned and put into motion the demonstration at Baltimore that resulted in nomination of Woodrow Wilson as president. Vice president Doctor Mary Halton Endowment for Girls. Formerly trustee New York Infirmary for Women and Children.

Director public relations Broad St. Hospital New York City. Formerly vice chairman building fund committee Greenwich House Music School Settlement. Veterinary troop commissioner Boy Scouts of America, Holy Trinity Church, Brooklyn.

First financial secretary American Church Institute for Negroes, 1910-1914. Ex-vice president Technology Publicity Association, National Industrial Advisory Association, Advertising Club of New York, New York Business Publishers’ Association, National Publishers’ Association, Editorial Conference Board. Associate member American Society Mech.



Clubs: Bankers, Advertising, Hempstead Country.


William Irwin Beadle

Emma Leslie (Cameron) Beadle