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Apparel company executive

Robert Charles Valade, American Apparel company executive. Avocations: golf, hunting, fishing. M C. with United States Navy, 1944-1946, PTO. Member World President's Organisation (board directors 1980-1982), Detroit Racquet Club (president 1950-1954), Country Club Detroit, Fiddle Sticks Country Club (Fort Myers, Florida).

Background

Valade, Robert Charles was born on April 19, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Cyril K. and Marion I. (Anderson) Valade.

Education

Degree in business administration, Michigan State University, 1947.

Career

Salesman, Royal Typewriter, Detroit, 1947-1950;vice president, Carhartt Inc., Detroit, 1950-1959;president, Chief Executive Officer, Carhartt Inc., Dearborn, Michigan, 1959-1995;Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Carhartt Inc., Dearborn, Michigan, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Avocations: golf, hunting, fishing. M C.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1944-1946, PTO. Member World President's Organization (board directors 1980-1982), Detroit Racquet Club (president 1950-1954), Country Club Detroit, Fiddle Sticks Country Club (Fort Myers, Florida).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, hunting, fishing.

Connections

Married Gretchen Carhartt, September 18, 1948. Children: Gretchen Garth, Mark R.

father:
Cyril K. Valade

mother:
Marion I. (Anderson) Valade

spouse:
Gretchen Carhartt

child:
Gretchen Garth Valade

child:
Mark R. Valade