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Manufacturing executive

Robert Lee McFadin was American manufacturing executive.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Membership

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).

Connections

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

father:
Charles Lee McFadin

mother:
Madeline (Hansen) McFadin

spouse:
JoAnn Metzger

child:
Lindsey McFadin Spake McFadin

child:
Barbara McFadin Bishop McFadin