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Robert Linwood Detterman, American financial planner. Registered investment advisor, California. Named to Arabian Tent of Honor, Arabian Horse Trust, 1997.


Detterman, Robert Linwood was born on May 1, 1931 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of George William and Jeanneille (Watson) Detterman.


Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Engineering, Oak Ridge School Reactor Technology, 1954. Postgraduate, Oak Ridge School Reactor Technology, 1954.

Certified in finance planning, College Finance Planning, Denver, 1986.


Engineering test director, Foster Wheeler Company. New York City, 1954-1959;senior research engineer, Atomics International Company, Canoga Park, California, 1959-1962;chief project engineer, Rockwell International Company, Canoga Park, California, 1962-1968;director business development, Rockwell International Company, Canoga Park, California, 1968-1984;manager international program, Rockwell International Company, Canoga Park, California, 1984-1987;president, Bo-Gin Finance, Inc., Thousand Oaks, California, since 1987;owner, Bo-Gin Arabians, Thousand Oaks, since 1963. Nuclear consultant Danish Government, 1960, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, California, 1959.


  • Registered investment advisor, California.


Trustee, member Executive Committee Morris Animal Foundation, Denver, since 1984, chairman, 1984-1988, now trustee emeritus. Member president' advising committee Kellog Arabian Ranch, University of California Polytechnic, Pomona. Treasurer, trustee Arabian Horse Trust, Denver, 1979-1994, now trustee emeritus.

President Rolling Oaks Homes Association, Thousand Oaks, California, 1980-1982. Chairman Cal Bred Futurity. Member National Association Personal Finance Advisers, International Association Finance Planners, Institute Certified Finance Planners, American Nuclear Society, Academy Magical Arts, American Horse Shows Association, American Horse Council, Magic Castle Club, International Arabian Horse Association Club, Tau Beta Phi, Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting stamps, growing orchids.


Married Virginia Armstrong. Children: Janine, Patricia, William Arthur.

George William Detterman

Jeanneille (Watson) Detterman

Virginia Armstrong

Janine Detterman

Patricia Detterman

William Arthur Detterman