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Kydd Robert

 

 

 


Robert L. Kydd      

CHS Class of 1950




CHS ’50
Red Cross Club, Glee Club, Football, Basketball (4 Captain)— Townsend Tournament (4 MVP & All Star Team)

U.S. Army Staff Sargent, Supervisor of helicopter evacuations of hospitals

Career
Chelmsford, MA Jack’s Diner Owner; Kydd’s Dairy & Ice Cream Stand Owner/Operator Ice Cream stand became Skip’s Ice Cream; Elm Hill Breeding Farm Founder Breeding guinea pigs of scientific purposes—Elm Hill Guinea Pigs were used by D. Jonas Salk during his research in developing the polio vaccine, 2nd largest breeding laboratory in the world-shipping guinea pigs all over the United States and the world

Community
Chelmsford Board of Appeals, Founding member of the Chelmsford Lodge of Elks, Cooperator & Trustee Lowell five Bank, William Sewal Gardner Lodge of Masons, Lighting & Decorating Chelmsford Christmas Tree Committee, Established the Jack’s Diner/Kydd Family CHSAA Scholarship, Society for Toxicology, American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, CHSAA