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Robert F. Bensinger

Brunswick

1930 - 1963

Fabricated Goods

Military ServiceNavy
1930 b. 1898
male
Personal
Born-Died1898 - 1988
BirthplaceIllinois (IL)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1930

Bensinger, the last Brunswick family member to run the company, is credited with the companyís survival and prosperity. Taking the helm of the family company at the brink of the Depression, Bensinger embarked on a growth and diversification path. Under his direction, the company was transformed from a $13 million breakeven business into a $350 million diversified recreational products manufacturer. Bensingerís accomplishments were recognized by his induction into the National Bowling Hall of Fame.