CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 21, 2003 |
Roy A. Anderson, a former Lockheed Corp. chairman who led the company's recovery from near-fatal political and financial scandals of the 1970s and then became one of Southern California's more active civic leaders, died Saturday. He was 82. Anderson died after a long illness at his home in La Canada, said his wife of 55 years, Betty Anderson. "He died peacefully with family members at his side," she said.
June 18, 1987
Paul A. Miller, chairman and chief executive of Pacific Lighting Corp., has been elected chairman of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council. Miller succeeds Roy A. Anderson, chairman of the executive committee of Lockheed Corp.
May 15, 1985
Lockheed Chairman Roy A. Anderson said at the firm's annual meeting that Lockheed is studying a possible bid for the Textron subsidiary. Anderson said that Lockheed could easily fund the purchase with cash and bank credit and that bids are due within one month.
June 17, 1986
The Los Angeles-area United Way announced today that William F. Kieschnick, recently retired president and chief executive officer of Arco, was elected chairman of the charity agency, which serves Los Angeles County, and parts of San Bernardino and Kern counties and provides funding for 349 local and "human care agencies and programs." Kieschnick succeeds outgoing board Chairman Roy A. Anderson, who became the charity's acting president last week after Francis X. McNamara Jr.
March 7, 1997
These appointments were made recently by the governor. * Roy A. Anderson of La Canada has been appointed to the Electrical Oversight Board, created last year to help oversee the deregulation of the state's electric industry. Anderson, 77, was the chairman and chief executive of Lockheed Corp. from 1956 to 1985. No salary. No Senate confirmation required. * Clair W.