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chemical company executive

Robert Earl Robinson, American chemicals executive. Achievements include patents in field.

Background

Robinson, Robert Earl was born on August 3, 1927 in Covington, Kentucky, United States. Son of Adolph Earl and Frances Elizabeth (Rouse) Robinson.

Education

AB, Berea College, 1949. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1953.

Postgraduate, University Cincinnati, 1964.

Career

Project leader, United States Industrial Chemicals, Cincinnati, 1953-1964;group leader, Stauffer Chemical Company, Weston, Michigan, 1964-1965;research director, Cardinal Chemical Company, Columbia, South Carolina., 1965-1966;executive vice president, Lindau Chemicals Inc., Columbia, 1966-1986;president, Lindau Chemicals Inc., Columbia, since 1986. Director Richland Land Development Company, Columbia.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fundraiser American Cancer Society, Columbia, 1991. Board directors South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, 1993—1999, since 2000, Palmetto Opera, since 1999. Fellow: American Institute Chemists.

Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, American Chemical Society (chair division small chemical business 1993, 1998), Mensa, Sherlock Holmes Society London, Baker St. Irregulars.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Sherlock Holmes, computer science, serious music.

Connections

Married Myrtle Caroline Tonne, June 10, 1951. Children: Linda Ann, Carol Eileen Robinson Cranford, Timothy John.

father:
Adolph Earl Robinson

mother:
Frances Elizabeth (Rouse) Robinson

spouse:
Myrtle Caroline Tonne

child:
Linda Ann Robinson

child:
Carol Eileen Robinson Cranford Robinson

child:
Timothy John Robinson