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Robert Ten Broeck Stevens, American corporate executive. Awarded Medal Legion of Merit, Distinguished Service Medal. Served as Second lieutenant, Field Artillery, World War I; Member visiting committee Harvard Graduate School Business Administration 1956-1962; Member of the Business Council.; Member American Textile Manufacturers Institute Inc. (president 1963-1964), Psi Upsilon. Wolf’s Head Society.

Background

Stevens, Robert Ten Broeck was born on July 31, 1899 in Fanwood, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Peters and Edna (Ten Broeck) Stevens.

Education

Graduate Phillips Andover, 1917. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1921. Doctor of Commercial Science, New York University, 1950.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Lafayette College, 1950. Doctor of Laws, Presbyterian College, 1938, Syracuse University, 1953. U. Kansas City, Missoury, 1956.

Doctor Textiles, Philadelphia Textile Institute, 1956. Doctor of Science, Norwich U., 1953. Doctor Textile Industries, Clemson College, 1951.

Doctor Textile Science, North Carolina College, 1954.

Career

Entered employ of J. P. Stevens & Company, Inc., 1921, president, 1929-1942, Chairman of the Board, 1945-1953, president, 1955-1983. Chief Executive officer, chairman of the executive committee, 1966-1983. Class B director Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1934-1942, Class C director and chairman, 1948-1953.

Director General Electric Company, Morgan Guaranty Trust Company New York. Trustee Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York. Secretary of the Army, Department Defense, 1953-1955.

Membership

Served as Second lieutenant, Field Artillery, World War I. Member visiting committee Harvard Graduate School Business Administration 1956-1962. Member of the Business Council.

Member American Textile Manufacturers Institute Inc. (president 1963-1964), Psi Upsilon. Wolf’s Head Society.

Clubs: Biltmore (North Carolina) Forest Country.

Connections

Married Dorothy Goodwin Whitney, October 6, 1923. Children: Robert Ten Broeck, Whitney, Joan Peters (deceased), William Gallon Thomas Estes.

father:
John Peters Stevens

mother:
Edna (Ten Broeck) Stevens

spouse:
Dorothy Goodwin Whitney

children:
Robert Ten Broeck Stevens

Whitney Stevens

Joan Peters Stevens (deceased)

William Gallon Thomas Estes Stevens