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Robert McLean Adams

manufacturing executive

Robert McLean Adams, American manufacturing executive. Chairman exploring Indianhead council Boy Scouts American, 1972; member advisory council Institute of Technology, University Minnesota, 1971. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1949. Member Indiana Research Institute.

Background

Adams, Robert McLean was born on August 4, 1922 in Hibbing, Minnesota, United States. Son of John William and Julia (Straub) Adams.

Education

Associate of Applied Science., Blackburn College, 1941. Doctor of Science, Blackburn College, 1971. Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1943.

Master of Science, University Illinois, 1944. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1949.

Career

With 3M, St. Paul, since 1949, technical director, 1958-1968, general manager new business ventures division, 1968-1969, vice president research and development, 1969-1981, senior vice president technical services, since 1981, also director. Director The Toro Company, Minneapolis, Grace Company, Minneapolis.

Membership

Chairman exploring Indianhead council Boy Scouts American, 1972. Member advisory council Institute of Technology, University Minnesota, 1971. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1949.

Member Indiana Research Institute.

Connections

Married Carol Margaret Johnson, September 4, 1943. Children: Margaret, William, Carl, John Adams.

father:
John William Adams

mother:
Julia (Straub) Adams

spouse:
Carol Margaret Johnson

children:
Margaret Adams

William Adams

Carl Adams

John Adams