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April 1, 1989
Robert J. Wilke, the mean, shifty-eyed villain in scores of films, including a memorable performance as one of four gunslingers seeking vengeance against Gary Cooper in "High Noon," is dead. His wife, Patricia, said he was 74 when he died Tuesday and had been battling cancer. Wilke had left his native Cincinnati as a youth to work a series of odd jobs that found him--in 1933-34--at the Chicago World's Fair.
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April 1, 1989
Robert J. Wilke, the mean, shifty-eyed villain in scores of films, including a memorable performance as one of four gunslingers seeking vengeance against Gary Cooper in "High Noon," is dead. His wife, Patricia, said he was 74 when he died Tuesday and had been battling cancer. Wilke had left his native Cincinnati as a youth to work a series of odd jobs that found him--in 1933-34--at the Chicago World's Fair.
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NEWS
August 17, 1986
The UCLA Alumni Assn. has elected officers to its board of directors. The officers include Beatrice Ann Sheldon Mandel, president; Patricia Hardwick, first vice president; and Ralph Ochoa, general counsel. Robert Wilke has been reappointed as treasurer.
BUSINESS
April 21, 1987
Newhall Land & Farming Co. reported 25% lower net income on 16% lower sales for the first quarter ended March 31, compared to the same period last year. The Valencia-based real estate and agricultural partnership, whose investment units are traded on the New York Stock Exchange, said it earned $5 million, or 24 cents per unit, in the quarter. Revenue for the quarter was $24.9 million. "It will be difficult to match 1986," Newhall Chairman and Chief Executive James F.
BUSINESS
November 24, 1987
Newhall Land & Farming has said it will buy back up to 500,000 of its units. The Valencia developer and agricultural company is a publicly held partnership, whose 20.5 million units are traded on the New York and Pacific stock exchanges like shares of stock. Robert Wilke, Newhall's executive vice president, said the company's board of directors decided after the Oct. 19 crash that its units had hit bargain levels. "We just think we're a good buy," he said.
BUSINESS
July 20, 1989
Newhall Land & Farming Co. has named Chief Executive Thomas L. Lee, 47, to the additional post of chairman. The position had been vacant since the retirement of James F. Dickason in August 1987. Gary M. Cusumano, 45, formerly executive vice president, was appointed president, succeeding Lee. Cusumano continues as chief operating officer. Robert D. Wilke, 58, who remains chief financial officer, was named to the newly created position of vice chairman. He previously was executive vice president.
BUSINESS
January 12, 1988
Newhall Land & Farming said it has scrapped for now its proposed $32.9-million acquisition of Newhall Resources after learning that the limited partnership's oil and gas reserves are substantially less than it thought. But Newhall Land said it may make a lower offer for the partnership. Newhall Land wants to buy the limited partnership to obtain mineral rights Newhall Resources holds to land in California.
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