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Manufacturing company executive

Robert Roy Owen was American manufacturing company executive. Patentee in field. Recipient Centennial citation University California, 1968, Distinguished Service award Colorado State University, 1971. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946; brigadier general Reserve; Fellow American Society Agricultural Engineers; member Newcomen Society, International Wine and Food Society, Denver Club, Hiwan Country Club.

Background

Owen, Robert Roy was born on August 29, 1921 in Somerton, Arizona, United States. Son of Wilbur Parker and Flossye Bell (White) Owen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of California at Davis, 1942.

Career

Plantation engineer, Del Monte, Hawaii., 1946-1949;technical representative, E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, 1949-1950;head engineering, Pineapple Research Institute of Hawaii, 1950-1956;farm implement planning manager, product planning and programming manager, assistant chief engineer, general manager equipment operations, Tractor and Implement division Ford Motor Company, Birmingham, Michigan, 1956-1968;president, Great Western Sugar Company, Denver, 1968-1971;president, Great Western Producers Cooperative, Englewood, Colorado, 1971-1976;president, Eversman Manufacturing Company, Denver, 1976-1995. Director Ivancie Cellars, Inc. General chairman Birmingham Arts Festival, 1960.

President Evergreen Homes Association, 1969-1971. Member United States Department of Agriculture Joint Council Food and Agricultural Sciences, 1983-1986.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Brigadier general Reserve. Fellow American Society Agricultural Engineers.

Member Newcomen Society, International Wine and Food Society, Denver Club, Hiwan Country Club.

Connections

Married Barbara Dean Burton, April 3, 1943. Children– Melinne, Claudia, Christina, Rebecca, Jennifer.

father:
Wilbur Parker Owen

mother:
Flossye Bell (White) Owen

spouse:
Barbara Dean Burton

child:
Melinne Owen

child:
Claudia Owen

child:
Christina Owen

child:
Rebecca Owen

child:
Jennifer Owen