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Lawyer

Robert Edward Kersting, American lawyer. Member Arizona state central committee Democratic party, since 1951, alternate delegate, national convention, 1952, 56; Member American, Arizona bar associations, Navy League of the United States, N.U. Alumni.

Background

Kersting, Robert Edward was born on August 26, 1916 in Clinton, Iowa, United States. Son of Augustus Henry and Eva (Schaub) Kersting.

Education

Student public and private schools. Bachelor of Science in Economics, Northwestern University, 1938, Juris Doctor, 1941.

Career

Bar: Illinois 1941, Arizona 1946. Practice law, Chicago, 1941-1942, Phoenix, since 1946. President Red Rock Ranches and Arizona Aviation Company, 1945-1950.

Special assistant attorney general of Arizona, since 1954. Test pilot, executive Howard Aircraft, Chicago, 1942-1943. Secretary-treasurer, director Savage Industries, Inc., since 1947, Arizona Welding Equipment Company, since 1947, Savage Manufacturing Company, since 1948, Phoenix Irrigation Service, Inc., since 1957, Trust Investment Enterprises, since 1959, Sun States Land and Development Company.

Chairman board, Counsel Sunshine Land & Cattle corporation. President, director, general counsel Yavapai Hotels Corporation, Western Growth Capital Corporation. Director, general counsel Insurance Corporation American, Queen Creek Land & Cattle Corporation.

Director, member executive committee Financial Corporation Arizona. Field counsel Federal National Mortgage Association. President Integrity Escrows of Arizona, 1st Western Funding Corporation, 1st Texas Holding Corporation.

General counsel, member executive committee, director Investors United Life Insurance Company, Western National Mortgage Corporation, Global Machinery Corporation, Synthetic Lubricants Corporation. Counsel Technopulp AG, Zurich and Madrid, since 1974. Member Chicago Board Trade, 1940-1941.

Active American Red Cross. Secretary, director Phoenix Symphony Association. Treasurer Phoenix charter government committee, 1950.

Chairman Phoenix Athletic Commission, 1952.

Membership

Member Arizona state central committee Democratic party, since 1951, alternate delegate, national convention, 1952, 56. Member American, Arizona bar associations, Navy League of the United States, N.U. Alumni. Clubs: 20-30, Phoenix Press, Phoenix Country, Paradise Valley Racquet, Racquet (Palm Springs, California).

Connections

Married Dolores June Shoup, December 19, 1978. Children– Judith, Linda, Laura, Sheryl, Lynn.

father:
Augustus Henry Kersting

mother:
Eva (Schaub) Kersting

spouse:
Dolores June Shoup

child:
Judith Kersting

child:
Linda Kersting

child:
Laura Kersting

child:
Sheryl Kersting

child:
Lynn Kersting