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Robert Lee Soper

manufacturing company executive

Robert Lee Soper, American manufacturing company executive. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945; Member California City of C., California Manufacturers Association, San San Francisco Chamber of C., California Council International Trade, World Affairs Council.

Background

Soper, Robert Lee was born on August 10, 1921 in Eldora, Iowa, United States. Son of William Henry and Leola (Cox) Soper.

Education

Student Carleton College, 1939-1941. Graduated from Army Command and General Staff School. Bachelor of Arts, University Michigan, 1946.

Master of Business Administration with distinction, Harvard University, 1948.

Career

Assistant credit manager, manager data processing, Black & Decker Manufacturing Company, Towson, Maryland, 1948-1949. With California Pellet Mill Company, San Francisco, since 1950, treasurer, 1960-1971, executive vice president, 1971-1974, president, 1974-1983, chairman, since 1983. Director Mission National Bank, El Morro Industries California Pellet Mill Ltd., Zeig Sheet Metal, CPM/Europe V.B., CPM/Europe S.A., CPM/Pacific Ltd.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member California City of C., California Manufacturers Association, San San Francisco Chamber of C., California Council International Trade, World Affairs Council. Clubs: Bankers, Commonwealth of California, Presidio Golf (San Francisco).

Connections

Married Nancy Kenealy, August 12, 1972. Children– William Lee, Margaret Deane, Julie Elizabeth.

father:
William Henry Soper

mother:
Leola (Cox) Soper

spouse:
Nancy Kenealy

children:
William Lee Soper

Margaret Deane Soper

Julie Elizabeth Soper