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Robert Edmund Flowerree

forest products company executive

Robert Edmund Flowerree was American forest products company executive. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award Tulane University, 1978; inducted into Paper Industry International Hall of Fame, 2001.

Background

Flowerree, Robert Edmund was born on January 4, 1921 in New Orleans. Son of Robert E. and Amy (Hewes) Flowerree.

Education

Bachelor, Tulane University, 1942.

Career

Vice president Georgia-Pacific Corporation, 1956-1963, executive vice president pulp, paper and chemical operations, 1963-1975, president, 1974-1976, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1976-1983, chairman, 1983-1984, retired, 1984, Kilgore Corporation. Past board directors Georgia Gulf Corporation.

Membership

Emeritus administrator Tulane University, New Orleans. Life trustee Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member of Knights of Malta.

Arlington (Portland), Waverley Country (Portland). Boston (New Orleans). Links (New York City).

Connections

Married Elaine Dicks, September 22, 1943. Children: Ann D., John H., David R.