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Former AEP board member Robert Fri passes away after three-year battle with cancer

by on October 21, 2014

Robert W. Fri, of Bethesda, Md., who served on the AEP Board of Directors from 1995-2008, passed away Oct. 10 after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 78.

Robert W. Fri

Robert W. Fri

Fri was a former deputy director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and of the federal Energy Research and Development Administration. He also was chairman of the Consumer Energy Council of America Forum on Electric Industry Restructuring and former president of Resources for the Future. He was associated with McKinsey & Company, Inc., a management consulting firm, and had been a director of the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution).

He held a masters in business administration degree from Harvard Business School and a bachelor of arts degree from Rice University.

He is survived by his wife, Jean L. (Jill); his son, Perry and his daughter-in-law, Sarah, his sons, Sean and Kirk; and his granddaughters, Katie and Leah.

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