Robert Neptune

Robert Neptune

Inducted:1980

Robert Neptune graduated from the University of California, where he majored in merchandising and earned a Phi Beta Kappa key in 1936. He started helping with co-op organizations in the San Francisco Bay area, and within a year was manager of Consumers Cooperative Society of Berkeley. After six years he moved on to manage Associated Cooperatives, Inc. For a few years, he managed both the Berkeley and Associated co-ops at the same time. He was also a director of the National Cooperative Business Association for 31 years, serving at various times as vice president and board chairman.