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Robert Earl Zimmerman, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)lawyer. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1944-1945, with United States Air Force, 1951-1953.; Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar, American Judicature Society, Kansas City Bar Association, Lawyers Association of Kansas City, Association Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners.

Background

Zimmerman, Robert Earl was born on February 11, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Julius Joseph and Kathryn Bernadine (Highcock) Zimmerman.

Education

Associate of Arts, Kansas City Junior College, Missouri, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, University Kansas City, 1950.

Career

Admitted to Missouri bar, 1950. Associate firm Madden & Burke, Kansas City, Missoury, 1950-1951, 53-60. Executive vice president Stephens Industries, Inc., Kansas City, 1957-1963.

With Kansas City Southern Industries, Inc., 1964-1991, successively, attorney, general attorney, assistant.gen. counsel, general counsel, vice-president and general counsel, vice president law, 1964-1982, senior vice president law, 1982-1991. Director Kansas City Southern Railway Company, Louisiana and Arkansas Railway Company.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1944-1945, with United States Air Force, 1951-1953. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar, American Judicature Society, Kansas City Bar Association, Lawyers Association of Kansas City, Association Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners. Clubs: Hallbrook Farms, Kansas City, Leawood Country, Knights of Columbus Died August 9, 1991.

Connections

Married Pauline Ann Stephens, September 16, 1950. Children: Elaine, David, Mark, Carol.