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Automotive executive

Robert Edgeworth Perkins was American automotive executive. President, founder Remount Road Civic, Charleston, 1948, Carolina Hearing Aid Bank, Charleston, since 1995; commander United States Power Squadron, Ashville, North Carolina, 1973; With United States Army, 1940-1946. Member Houseboat Association American (founder, president since 1971), Charleston Rod and Reel Club (president 1993-1996).

Background

Perkins, Robert Edgeworth was born on August 3, 1921 in Melbourne, Florida, United States. Son of Patrick Edgeworth and Norma (Van Buren) Perkins.

Career

With, United States Naval Shipyard, Charleston, South Carolina., 1946-1950;auto salesman, McKesshan Olds, Charleston, 1950-1953;factory representative, Chrysler, Dodge Division, Lows, South Carolina., 1953-1956;president, Glover Motors, Ashville, North Carolina, 1956-1973. President, founder Perkins Corporation, Charleston, South Carolina., since 1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor (newsletters) Houseboat News, since 1971, Hearing News, since 1995.

Membership

President, founder Remount Road Civic, Charleston, 1948, Carolina Hearing Aid Bank, Charleston, since 1995. Commander United States Power Squadron, Ashville, North Carolina, 1973. With United States Army, 1940-1946.

Member Houseboat Association American (founder, president since 1971), Charleston Rod and Reel Club (president 1993-1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, computers, flying.

Connections

Married Lurlene Varner, July 11, 1941 (deceased November 1981). 1 child, Jo Ann; married Louise Kilgor Walker, August 20, 1983.

father:
Patrick Edgeworth Perkins

mother:
Norma (Van Buren) Perkins

spouse:
Lurlene Varner

spouse:
Louise Kilgor Walker

child:
Jo Ann Perkins