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Banker , Mechanical engineer

Robert Mortimer Krause, American banker, mechanical engineer. Registered professional engineer, Illinois.

Background

Krause, Robert Mortimer was born on December 15, 1908 in Glenwood, Illinois, United States. Son of William and Charlotte (Bright) Krause.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology (name formerly Armour Institute), 1931.

Career

Chief levelman United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, Urbana, Illinois, 1933-1934. Special engineer to mill manager Container Corporation American, Chicago, 1934-1954. President Homewood (Illinois) Federal Savings, 1954-1980, also board directors.

Board directors Homewood Service Corporation, Homewood Federal Savings.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Illinois.

Membership

Trustee Village of Homewood, 1951-1965, Village of Glenwood (Illinois), 1932-1934. Commissioner Homewood Park Board, 1947-1951. Engineer engineering committee Village of Homewood, 1943-1947.

President Homewood-Flossmoor Chamber of Commerce, 1959-1961. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (president Chicago section 1946), Western Society Engineers (chairman mech division 1945), Paper Industry Management Association, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma, Theta Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Woodworking, gardening.

Connections

Married Eleanor Driese, July 31, 1936. Children: Marjorie N., Robert W., Bette B., Bryant W.

father:
William Krause

mother:
Charlotte (Bright) Krause

spouse:
Eleanor Driese

children:
Marjorie N. Krause

Robert W. Krause

Bette B. Krause

Bryant W. Krause