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Construction company executive

Robert Louis Turchin, American construction company executive. Named Man of Year, Miami Beach Democratic Club, 1965, Outstanding Alumnus, Tulane University, 1983; recipient National Industry Leader award, B'nai Brith, 1972. Member of Elks, American Legion, International Oceanographic Association, International Game Fish Association, Marine Council, Miami Builder's Exchange, Associate General Contractors.


Turchin, Robert Louis was born on February 22, 1922 in New York City. Son of Benjamin B. and Gertrude (Grogin) Turchin.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Tulane University, 1943.


Registered general contractor, Florida. President, chief executive officer Robert L. Turchin, Inc., Miami Beach, 1946—1985. Vice president Turchin Brothers, since 1985.

President Global Assembly Cache Realty, Inc., 1969—1972. Director Gulfstream Land and Development corporation. President, director Gulfstream Construction Services Corporation.

Board directors Chase Federal Bank, Keller Industries, Atico Finance Corporation, Sun Bank Bal Harbor. Construction management consultant President Miami Better Business Bureau. Active President' Council Tulane University, Society Founders University Miami.

Chairman Dade County Contractors Examining Board, Dade County Fire Prevention Safety Appeals Board, Dade County Contractors Mediation Board, Metropolitan Dade County Board Rules and Appeals. Board directors, vice president Dade League Municipalities. Councilman, vice mayor City of Miami Beach, 1963—1967.

Advisory board Miami Dade Community College. Curriculum committee Florida International University. Board administrators Tulane University.

Member Paul Tulane Society, Tulane Athletic Hall of Fame. Board directors Appalachian State University Found. Panel arbitrators American Association Arbitrators.

Board directors Cedars Medical Center. Lieutenant United States Army, 1941-1946.


Served to Lieutenant United States Navy, 1941-1946. Member Association General Contractors, Miami Builder's Exchange, Marine Council, International Game Fish Association, International Oceanographic Association, American Legion, Elks.


Married Lillian Grace Athey, November 11, 1944. Children: Barbara, Robert L., Melanie, Thomas, John.

Benjamin B. Turchin

Gertrude (Grogin) Turchin

Lillian Grace Athey

Barbara Turchin

Robert L. Turchin

Melanie Turchin

Thomas Turchin

John Turchin