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Manufacturing executive

Robert Mack Lathrop, American manufacturing executive. Member Rockford School Board, 1964—1968, Rockford City Council, 1968—1970; Member of Blythefield Country Club (past president).

Background

Lathrop, Robert Mack was born on January 1, 1922 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Harold Chester and Mabel Alta (Hansen) Lathrop.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1948.

Career

President Hush Puppies division Wolverine World Wide, Inc., Rockford, Michigan, 1952—1973. Vice president, general manager Franciscan Dinnerware and Tiffin Crystal division Interpace Corporation, 1973—1977. Executive vice president, general manager John Thomas Batts, Inc., Zeeland, Michigan, 1977—1983, president, since 1983, also board directors.

With Army of the United States, 1943-1946.

Membership

Member Rockford School Board, 1964—1968, Rockford City Council, 1968—1970. Member of Blythefield Country Club (past president).

Connections

Married Margaret Ann Fribley, May 23, 1943. Children: Marlene Louise Lathrop Hall, Robert Charles, Joel James.

father:
Harold Chester Lathrop

mother:
Mabel Alta (Hansen) Lathrop

spouse:
Margaret Ann Fribley

child:
Marlene Louise Lathrop Hall Lathrop

child:
Robert Charles Lathrop

child:
Joel James Lathrop