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business educator

Robert Coons Riley, business educator. Certified purchasing manager. Recipient scholarship award, Shippensburg (Pennsylvania) University, 1941, Hawkin & Sells faculty award, New York University, 1958, Founders Day award, New York University, 1963.

Background

Riley, Robert Coons was born on April 14, 1921 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Earl Harold and Anna (Coons) Riley.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Shippensburg University, 1941. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1962.

Career

Assistant professor, Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) College, 1947-1951;associate professor economics and business administration, professor, division chairman, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania, 1951-1967;vice president, contractor, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania, 1967-1986. Consultant Pennsylvania Department Education, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Department Revenue.

Achievements

  • Certified purchasing manager.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, gardening.

Connections

Married Ruth Eleanor Ruppersberger, November 20, 1971.

father:
Earl Harold Riley

mother:
Anna (Coons) Riley

spouse:
Ruth Eleanor Ruppersberger