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Robert Parks Kline, American bank executive. Member of Warwick (Rhode Island) Country., Turk's Head(Providence), Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce (director 1982-1984), Varnum Continentals, Harvard Business School Alumni Association, Sigma Nu.

Background

Kline, Robert Parks was born on November 17, 1923 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Son of Leonard Wilson and Daisy Irene (Parks) Kline.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Adminstrn, University Nebr, 1947. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1949. Postgraduate, Stonier Graduate School Banking, 1960.

Career

Credit analyst Northern Trust Company, Chicago, 1949—1953, loan officer commercial banking department, 1953—1960, vice president, 1960—1967, vice president, division head, 1967—1969. Executive vice president Illinois National Bank & Trust Company, Rockford, 1969—1971, president, director, 1971—1974. Chairman, president, chief executive officer, director Lake View Trust & Savings Bank, Chicago, 1974—1976.

President, chief executive officer, trustee Peoples Savings Bank, Providence, 1977—1983. President, chief executive officer, director Peoples Corporation, 1977—1983, Peoples Trust Company, 1977—1983, 667 Corporation, Providence, 1977—1983. Board directors National Association Mutual Savings Banks, 1981—1983.

President, secretary Mutual Savings Bank Association, Rhode Island, 1982—1983. Corporators Kent County Memorial Hospital, 1979—1986. Division chairman campaign Rockford United Fund, 1971, campaign chairman, 72.

Member executive board Blackhawk Area council Boy Scouts American, 1970—1974, treasurer, 1971—1974. Executive board Northwest Suburban Council, 1974—1976. Chairman Rockford Economic Expansion Task Force, 1971—1973.

President Rockford Area Economic Development Commission, 1973—1974. Member steering committee Leadership Rhode Island, 1980—1986, chairman, 1980—1983. Board directors Rock River Valley chapter Junior Achievement, 1970—1973, Junior Achievement Rhode Island, 1979—1983.

2nd lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

Membership

Member of Warwick (Rhode Island) Country., Turk's Head(Providence), Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce (director 1982-1984), Varnum Continentals, Harvard Business School Alumni Association, Sigma Nu.

Connections

Married Marcia Virginia Seely, April 25, 1953. Children: Stephen Parks, Karen Sue.

father:
Leonard Wilson Kline

mother:
Daisy Irene (Parks) Kline

spouse:
Marcia Virginia Seely

children:
Karen Sue Kline

Stephen Parks Kline