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Robert Eugene Page, American publisher. Named Outstanding Alumnus, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1979, Significant Sig, Sigma Chi, 1981.

Background

Page, Robert Eugene was born on December 4, 1935 in Lincoln, Illinois, United States. Son of Garnet S. and Mildred (Congdon) Page.

Education

Bachelor, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1958. Doctor of Laws, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1986.

Career

Vice president, general manager United Press International, New York City, 1960-1980. General manager San Antonio Express, 1981-1982. President, public Boston Herald, 1982-1984.

President, chief executive officer Sun Times Company, Chicago, 1984-1988. President, public Chicago Sun-Times. President Williams Press, Chicago Heights, Illinois.

Director Peterson Outdoor Advertising Agency, Orlando, Florida.

Membership

Principal Chicago United, Childrens Memorial Hospital. Board directors Chicago Association Commerce and Industry, Chicago Central Area Committee, Lyric Opera, Chicago. Trustee Illinois Wesleyan University, Mundelein College.

Member Chicago Newspaper Publications Association (president 1984-1985), Sigma Delta Chi Clubs: Union League (New York City). Chicago, Commercial (Chicago).

Connections

Children– Douglas Robert, Stephen William. Married Nancy Kelly Merrill, June 7, 1984. Stepchildren– Christina, Amanda.

father:
Garnet S. Page

mother:
Mildred (Congdon) Page

spouse:
Nancy Kelly Merrill

children:
Douglas Robert Page

Stephen William Page

Christina Page

Amanda Page