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Robert Lee Forsberg

utility executive , finance consultant

Robert Lee Forsberg, American utility executive, finance consultant.

Background

Forsberg, Robert Lee was born on May 20, 1916 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Frederik and Martha (Vorpe) Forsberg.

Education

B.S.C., Miami-Jacobs Business College, Dayton, O., 1939.

Career

Successively budget director, comptroller, director market research Airtemp div. Chrysler Corporation, 1936-1958. With General Electric Schumacher, Dayton, 1958-1961.

With Arizona Public Service Company, Phoenix, 1961-1976. Treasurer, 1963-1980, assistant secretary, 1963-1980, finance vice president, 1967-1971, executive vice president finance and corporate affairs, 1971-1975, vice president corporation services, 1975-1976, also director. Finance consultant, 1976-1980.

Board of directors United Fund, 1963-1969, treasurer, 1966, president, 1967, 68. Treasurer Phoenix operation Guide Dogs for Blind, 1964-1968. Member finance committee, advisory board Theodore Roosevelt council Boy Scouts American, 1964-1966.

Finance committee, advisory board American Red Cross, 1972-1980, chairman centennial roll call committee Maricopa County chapter.

Membership

Member finance committee, advisory board Theodore Roosevelt council Boy Scouts American, 1964-1966. Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member American, Pacific Coast (chairman of the executive committee, administrative services section 1968) gas associations, Phoenix Society Finance Analysts (president 1968-1969), Finance Executives Institute (president Arizona chapter 1975-1976), Financial Analysts Federation, National Association Accountants, Pacific Coast Electric Association, Edison Electric Institute, Newcomen Society N. American, A.I.M. (president’s council), Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Academy, Phi Theta Pi.

Connections

Married Janet L. Blakley, January 27, 1942. Children: Terry Lee, James Lind.

father:
Frederik Forsberg

mother:
Martha (Vorpe) Forsberg

spouse:
Janet L. Blakley

children:
Terry Lee Forsberg

James Lind Forsberg