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Manufacturing executive

Robert Lee McFadin was American manufacturing executive.


McFadin, Robert Lee was born on December 16, 1921 in Milwaukee. Son of Charles Lee and Madeline (Hansen) McFadin.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technology University, 1945.


Engineer, Carrier Corporation, New York City, 1945-1948;with, Marley Company, Mission, Kansas, since 1948;executive vice president all domestic operating divisions, Marley Company, Mission, Kansas, 1968-1975;president, Marley Company, Mission, Kansas, 1975-1984;chairman, Marley Company, Mission, Kansas, since 1984;chief Executive officer, Marley Company, Mission, Kansas, 1975-1986;also board directors, Marley Company, Mission, Kansasalso board directors subsidiary, Marley Company, Mission, Kansas. Board directors National Gypsum Company, Charlotte, North Carolina.


Past member board directors Heart of America United Way. General campaign chairman Kansas City United Way, 1977, president, 1979, chairman, 1980. Trustee Midwest Research Institute.

Past board directors Mid-American Coalition on Health Care, Civic Council Kansas City, Greater Kansas City Community Foundations and Affiliated Trusts. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943. Member Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers (past board directors), Tau Beta Pi.

Clubs: Morris County Golf (Convent Station, New Jersey). Kansas City Country (Kansas). River (Kansas City, Missouri).


Married JoAnn Metzger, September 6, 1947. Children: Lindsey McFadin Spake, Barbara McFadin Bishop.

Charles Lee McFadin

Madeline (Hansen) McFadin

JoAnn Metzger

Lindsey McFadin Spake McFadin

Barbara McFadin Bishop McFadin