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Contractor , company executive , Construction executive

Robert Emens Black, American Construction executive, contractor ( ind: manufacturing)construction company executive. Club: Pacific Honolulu), Oahu Country (Honolulu).

Background

Black, Robert Emens was born on July 26, 1920 in Honolulu. Son of Everett Earl and Ruth Alene (Emens) Black.

Education

Divorced; Master of Engineering, University Cincinnati, 1942. Engineer, superintendent Electrical Engineer Black Ltd., Honolulu, 1946-1949, general superintendent, 1949-1954,vice president, 1954-1962, president, 1962-1972, chairman, chief Executive officer, since 1972.Chmn. Hawaii Pacific College, Honolulu, since 1976.

Director Hawaiian Trust Limited company, Honolulu, since 1972, Hawaii Employers Council, Honolulu, since 1973, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, since 1984, Hawaiian Foundation, Honolulu, since 1978, Oahu Development Conference, Honululu, since 1978. Active in Hawaii Bus.Roundtable, since 1983. Nat. committeeman Republican Party Hawaii, Honolulu, 1982-1983.

Honorary fellow of Pacific Hawaii Pacific College, 1982.

Career

Engineer, superintendent Electrical Engineer Black Ltd., Honolulu, 1946—1949, general superintendent, 1949—1954, vice president, 1954—1962, president, 1962—1972, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, since 1972.

Membership

Chairman Hawaii Pacific College, Honolulu, since 1976. Director Hawaiian Trust Limited company, Honolulu, since 1972, Hawaii Employers Council, Honolulu, since 1973, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, since 1984, Hawaiian Foundation, Honolulu, since 1978, Oahu Development Conference, Honolulu, 1978. Active Hawaii Business Roundtable, since 1983.

National committeeman Republican Party Hawaii, Honolulu, 1982-1983. Member of Oahu Country Club (Honolulu), Pacific Club.

Connections

Son of Everett Earl and Ruth Alene (Emens) B. Divorced; children: Elizabeth J., William R. Married Lucille Mortimer, December 24, 1977.

father:
Everett Earl Black

mother:
Ruth Alene (Emens) Black

spouse:
Lucille Mortimer

child:
Elizabeth J. Black

child:
William R. Black