Robert H. B. Baldwin was born on July 9, 1920, in East Orange, New Jersey and died on January 3, 2016, in Skillman, New Jersey.
He was an American businessman.
He was the Chairman of Morgan Stanley when the bank was taken public in the 1970s.
Robert was a noted for significantly expanding the wealth of the firm during his tenure there.
Mr. Baldwin was also appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson to be the Undersecretary of the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.
The town of Baldwin Park, Florida, and its Lake Baldwin was named after him, in honor of this service.
After he left Morgan Stanley, Robert served as the Chairman of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and also as the head of several other charitable entities.
He is a 1942 graduate of Princeton University, Mr. Baldwin was awarded the Roper Trophy for his excellence as a three-sport athlete in baseball, basketball, and football during his time at the Ivy League institution.
He was also listed as a lifetime member of Augusta National Golf Club, the home of the Masters Tournament.
Robert H. B. Baldwin passed away at 95 yrs of age on January 3, 2016, due to Pneumonia.