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investment company executive

Robert James Kirke, American investment company executive. Member of Iowa Investment Bankers Association (past president), Cyclone Club, Wakonda Club, Embassy Club.

Background

Kirke, Robert James was born on February 21, 1936 in Des Moines. Son of Bernard Michael and Pear L. (Laverty) Kirke.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1957.

Career

Assistant merchandise manager Montgomery Ward & Company, Chicago. President, owner Shaw, McDermott & Company, Des Moines, 1960—1987. Vice president Shearson Lehman Hutton, Inc., since 1987.

President St. Augustin Board Education, Des Moines.

Membership

Member of Iowa Investment Bankers Association (past president), Cyclone Club, Wakonda Club, Embassy Club.

Connections

Married Loral B. Baker, November 21, 1959. Children: Kelly Gerard, Elizabeth, Matthew, Kathryn.

father:
Bernard Michael Kirke

mother:
Pear L. (Laverty) Kirke

spouse:
Loral B. Baker

children:
Kelly Gerard Kirke

Elizabeth Kirke

Matthew Kirke

Kathryn Kirke