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COLLIER, Robert II. (Dubuque, IA, June 29, 1896--Dubuque, IA, May 30, 1966). The son of James Currie COLLIER and Susan Adams Collier, Collier retired after forty years with CARADCO. He began with the company as a buyer of hardwood and became the assistant treasurer in 1927. In 1932 he was elected a director of the company and served as treasurer from 1945 to 1947 when he was named vice-president.

Among many organizations, he was a member of the FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, DUBUQUE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, and the DUBUQUE GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB. He was a director of LINWOOD CEMETERY and a member of the Dubuque Cultural Commission.



"R. H. Collier Dead at 69," The Telegraph-Herald, May 31, 1966, p. 1