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Distribution service company executive

Robert Edwin Claypoole, American Distribution service company executive. Recipient Professional Management award Cornell School Business and Public Administration, Ithaca, New Jersey, 1981.

Background

Claypoole, Robert Edwin was born on July 6, 1936 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of Nelson A. and Mary J. (Fox) Claypoole.

Education

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1959; Master of Business Administration, Cornell Univercity, 1961.

Career

Plant manager, General American Transportation Corporation Terminals, Carteret, New Jersey, 1964-1966; manager European Operations, General American Transportation Corporation Terminals, Barcelona, Spain, 1966-1968; manager European Operations, General American Transportation Corporation European Operations, Antwerp, Belgium, 1968-1970; assistant manager operations, General American Transportation Corporation Terminals, Chicago, 1970-1978; vice president operations, General American Transportation Corporation Terminals, Chicago, 1978-1980; Chief Executive Officer, president, General American Transportation Corporation Terminals, Chicago, 1980-1994; Chief Executive Officer, chairman, General American Transportation Corporation Terminals, Chicago, 1994-1996. Treasurer, director Chicago District Waterways Association, 1974-1977. Director, treasurer Indiana Liquid Terminals Association, Washington, 1981-1983, vice chairman, 1983-1984, chairman, 1984-1985.

Membership

Chairman GATXGood Government Program, Chicago, since 1981. President Fairhaven Civic Association, Barrington, Illinois, 1976. Member Cornell University Council, Beefeater club, Biltmore Country Club, Barrington Tennis Club, The Tower, Stone Harbor Country Club, Sawgrass Country Club, Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Nancy P. Tetzlaff, May 12, 1962. Children: Patricia, N. Catherine, Kimberly, Christine, Robert, Michael.

father:
Nelson A. Claypoole

mother:
Mary J. (Fox) Claypoole

spouse:
Nancy P. Tetzlaff

child:
Patricia Claypoole

child:
N. Catherine Claypoole

child:
Michael Claypoole

child:
Robert Claypoole

child:
Christine Claypoole

child:
Kimberly Claypoole