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Robert Mitchell Rasmussen

construction executive

Robert Mitchell Rasmussen, American construction executive. Recipient Presidential Citation award, National Association Remodeling Industry, 1978, 1980, 1982, Hometown Hero award, Grand Rapids Convention Bureau, 1982, Michigan Conference Small Business award, Governor of Michigan, 1981.

Background

Rasmussen, Robert Mitchell was born on April 1, 1921 in Fenwick, Michigan, United States. Son of William G. and Florence C. (Deja) Rasmussen.

Education

Attending, Sheridan, Michigan.

Career

Salesman P. Lorillard Tobacco Company, Amana Company, 1948—1951. Founder Rasmussem Siding & Roofing Company, Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1952. Chairman board, since 1979.

Editorial advisory board Home Improvement Contractor Magazine. With United States Army.

Membership

Active Grand Rapids Tourist Bureau, 400 Club Republican Party. Board directors Better Business Bureau, 1968—1974. Member of Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, National Association Remodeling Industry (national president), Green Ridge Country, Optimists, Elks, Danish Brotherhood.

Connections

Married Lucille E. Griffith, April 26, 1941. Children: Douglas L., William P.