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Forest products company executive

Robert Edmund Flowerree, American forest products company executive. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award Tulane University, 1978. Emeritus administrator Tulane University, New Orleans; life trustee Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.

Background

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

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Tulane University, 1942.

Career

Vice president, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, 1956-1963; executive vice president pulp, paper and chemical operations, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, 1963-1975; president, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, 1974-1976; chairman, chief Executive officer, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, 1976-1983; chairman, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, 1983-1984, retired, 1984; chairman, Kilgore Corporation. 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

Son of Robert E. and Amy (Hewes) F. M. Elaine Dicks, September 22, 1943. Children: Ann D., John H., David R.

father:
Robert E. Flowerree

mother:
Amy (Hewes) Flowerree

spouse:
Elaine Dicks

child:
Ann D. Flowerree

child:
John H. Flowerree

child:
David R. Flowerree