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boiler works executive

Robert G. Fournie, American boiler works executive. Decorated knight grand commander Equestrian Order of Holy Sepulchre; recipient Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1968. Chairman St. Louis Port Authority, 1981-1982; member St. Louis Planned Industrial Expansion Authority, 1982-1985. Served with infantry United States Army, 1944-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Background

Fournie, Robert G. was born on July 10, 1920 in St. Louis. Son of Henry J. and Anna M. (Hellwig) Fournie.

Career

Secretary, Continental Boiler Works, Inc., St. Louis, 1940-1950;vice president, Continental Boiler Works, Inc., St. Louis, 1950-1958;executive vice president, Continental Boiler Works, Inc., St. Louis, 1958-1984;president, Continental Boiler Works, Inc., St. Louis, 1984-1994.

Membership

Chairman St. Louis Port Authority, 1981-1982. Member St. Louis Planned Industrial Expansion Authority, 1982-1985. Served with infantry United States Army, 1944-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Member St. Louis Club, Missouri Athletic Club, Algonquin Golf Club, Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Gething, April 10, 1948. Children– Robert G., John W., Thomas J., Mary Anne.

father:
Henry J. Fournie

mother:
Anna M. (Hellwig) Fournie

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Gething

child:
Robert G. Fournie

child:
John W. Fournie

child:
Thomas J. Fournie

child:
Mary Anne Fournie