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economist , Financial counselor , market technician

Robert Nathan Friend, American financial counselor, economist, market technician. Member ASSA (regional co-chairman Market Technicians Association), Seed Savers Exch. (contributing associate), Carlton.


Friend, Robert Nathan was born on February 2, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Karl D. and Marion (Wollenberger) Friend.


Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell College, 1951. Master of Science, Illinois Institute Technology, 1953.


With K. Friend & Company, Chicago, 1953, vice president, early 1960's,1st vice president, 1964, director merger activities with Standard Oil Corporation (Indiana), trustee employees' benefit trust, 1958. Active Friend Finance Superior vena cava syndrome. Admissions consultant Grinnell College, Illinois Institute Technology, 1968-1970.

Board dirs.Nat. Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders Association.


  • Certified finance counselor.


Director State Astor Lake Shore Association. Board directors National Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders Association. Fellow: Anime International Company (life), Academy Political Science, Market Technicians Association, Eastern Finance Association, American Economic Association, Academy International Business, American Academy Political and Social Science, Southwestern Finance Association, Southern Finance Association, Chicago Council Foreign Relations, American Association Individual Investors, Phi Kappa Phi.

Member: Sarah Siddons Society, Seed Savers Exchange, Renaissance Society, Vintage Society, Yale Club, Carlton Club.


Married Lee Baer, August 12, 1979. Children: Karen, Alan.

Karl D. Friend

Marion (Wollenberger) Friend

Lee Baer

Alan Friend

Karen Friend