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Robert Fletcher Stewart

Corporate executive

Robert Fletcher Stewart, American corporate executive. Patentee in field. Trustee Worcester (Massachusetts) Polytechnic Institute Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946.

Background

Stewart, Robert Fletcher was born on August 6, 1927 in Gardner, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Arlington K. and Edith (Fletcher) Stewart.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1950. Doctor of Engineering (honorary), Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1978. Postgraduate, Babson Institute Business Administration, 1951.

Postgraduate, Boston University Graduate School Business, 1958.

Career

President Royal Typewriter Company division Litton Industries, Inc., Hartford, Connecticut, 1969-1970. Group executive machine tool systems group, corporation vice president Litton Industries, Inc., 1970-1971. President industrial products group, corporation vice president Rockwell International Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1971-1975.

Senior vice president strategic planning, grouphead Flight Systems Group, United Technologies Corporation, Hartford, 1975-1978. President Arlen Realty & Development Corporation, 1978-1979. Senior vice president corporation planning and development IC Industries Inc., Chicago, 1979-1982, executive vice president, director, 1982-1984, senior executive vice president, director, 1984-1987.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Membership

Trustee Worcester (Massachusetts) Polytechnic Institute Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946.

Connections

Married Joan Marshall, June 23, 1951. Children– Carolyn, Eleanor.