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Robert West West Lundeen

Electronics company executive

Robert LUNDEEN, business executive. Order of Industrial Sen-ice Merit (Silver Tower).


Lundeen, Robert West was born on June 25, 1921 in Astoria, Oregon, United States. Son of Arthur Robert and Margaret Florence (West) Lundeen.


Bachelor of Science, Oregon State University, 1942. Postgraduate, Institute Meteorology, University Chicago, 1943.


Joined Dow Chemical Company 1946, Research and Development Engineer Pittsburg, California 1946-1951, Process Design and Project Supervision 56, Manager Planning 1956-1961. Transferred to Dow Chemical Institute, Midland, Michigan 1961, Director Business Development 1963-1966. President DowChemical Pacific, Hong Kong 1966-1978, Dow Chemical Latin American, Coral Gables, Fla.

86; Executive Vice-President Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan 1978-1986, Chairman 1982-1986, Director 1973-1987. Chairman Tektronix Inc. since 1987. Director Chemical Bank and Trust Company, Midland.

Director United States of America-USSR Trade and Economics Council.


Chairman City Planning Commission, Concord, California, 1960-1961. Trustee Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio, Monterey Institute International Studies, California, Oregon State University Foundation, Corvallis, Orcas Island Library District, since 1987. Served with United States Army, 1942-1946.

Member American Institute of Electrical Engineers, American Chemical Society Clubs: Hong Kong, Royal Hong Kong Yacht. Orcas Tennis, Orcas Island Yacht, Beach and Tennis Club (Pebble Beach, California).


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, sailing.


Married Betty Charles Anderson, December 26, 1942. Children: John Walter, Peter Bruce, Nancy Patricia.

Arthur Robert Lundeen

Margaret Florence (West) Lundeen

Betty Charles Anderson

John Walter Lundeen

Peter Bruce Lundeen

Nancy Patricia Lundeen