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Robert James Askin

paper manufacturer

Robert James Askin, Canadian paper manufacturer. Member Engineering Institute Canada (past councillor), Canada Pulp & Paper Association (past chairman technical section), Ontario Pulp & Paper Safety Association (chairman).; Member United Church.

Background

Askin, Robert James was born on June 29, 1898 in Arcola, Saskatchewan, Canada. Son of Michael D. and Lavina (Atkinson) Askin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Queen’s U., 1923.

Career

Field engineer Fort William Paper Company, 1923-1928, assistant manager, resident engineer, 1928-1931. With Abitibi Power & Paper Limited company, since 1931, executive vice president development, engineering and services, since 1959. Vice-president, director Provincial Paper Ltd., Toronto, Canada.

Membership

Member Engineering Institute Canada (past councillor), Canada Pulp & Paper Association (past chairman technical section), Ontario Pulp & Paper Safety Association (chairman). Member United Church. Clubs: Lambton Golf and Country, High Park Curling, Empire.

Connections

Married Ada M. Bour, September 27, 1924. Children: Alfred Robert, Aloise Maria.

father:
Michael D. Askin

mother:
Lavina (Atkinson) Askin

spouse:
Ada M. Bour

children:
Alfred Robert Askin

Aloise Maria Askin