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utilities executive

Robert Dewitte Yeomans, American utilities executive. member firm Vedova, Horswill & Yeomans, 1949-1951; member Washington Public Service Commission, Olympia, 1953-1956; Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member American, Washington, Spokane bar associations, American Society Corporate Sections (directory).

Background

Yeomans, Robert Dewitte was born on June 9, 1912 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Chester Bebe and Marguerite (Dunlop) Yeomans.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Washington, 1936, Bachelor of Laws, 1939.

Career

Admitted to Washington bar, 1939. Practiced in Seattle, 1939-1942, 45-53. Member firm Vedova, Horswill & Yeomans, 1949-1951.

Practiced in Spokane, 1951-1973. Member Washington Public Service Commission, Olympia, 1953-1956. Secretary Washington Water Power Company, Spokane, 1956-1968, vice president, secretary, 1968-1973.

Secretary, director Limestone Company, Washington Irrigation Development Company. Secretary Spokane Industrial Park, Inc., Pacific N.W. Power Company (all Spokane). Instructor U. Idaho Public Utilities Executive Course.

Vice president Spokane City Plan Commission.

Membership

Member firm Vedova, Horswill & Yeomans, 1949-1951. Member Washington Public Service Commission, Olympia, 1953-1956. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.

Member American, Washington, Spokane bar associations, American Society Corporate Sections (directory). Clubs: Spokane, Spokane Country.

Connections

Married Virginia Cedar Burton, December 22, 1951.; married second, Eleanor Jean Perkins, August 18, 1962. Children: Jill Dunlap, Leigh Stuart.

father:
Chester Bebe Yeomans

mother:
Marguerite (Dunlop) Yeomans

spouses:
Virginia Cedar Burton

Eleanor Jean Perkins

children:
Jill Dunlap Yeomans

Leigh Stuart Yeomans