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Robert Thomas Jordan Rob joined Cantor Fitzgerald around 1995 and was selling bonds of U.S. Government Agencies. He became a partner with a desk on the 1 04th floor of the North Tower, World Trade Center.
A celebration of his life was at the Norfield Congregational Church in Connecticut on Sept. 29, 2001.
"And soonest our best men with thee do go".
- Death Be Not Proud/John Donne.
Rob was nine handicap golfer and a member or the Waccabuc Country Club, North Salem, New York.
He was also a member of the Metropolitan Club in New York City. Marriage to Elizabeth Russell was August, 1992 at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California. They met at the University or Berkley, California during graduation.
Rob graduated with a 8.A, English from U.C. Berkeley in 1991. He was on the U.C. Berkeley Varsity Crew, U.C. Berkeley Ski Team. His other interests centered around creative writing.
In 1988 and 1989 Rob attended Orange Coast College, in Southern California and became very involved with the Crew program. He truly enjoyed the competitive spirit of the team and winning (with medals) was a highlight of the two years at OCC. Because of his interest his family decided to memorialize Rob with a boat in his name. The state of the art, eight-oared racing shell was dedicated to Rob on March 17, 2002 at the Orange Coast College Boathouse. It was funded with over 150 participants and the surplus, over boat expenditures, was put into the Rob Jordan Scholarship Fund. An attached letter from David Grant outlines the program.
Rob attended S1. Andrews School in Middletown, Delaware for five years. He graduated in 1986. During his tenure he was active in multiple sports. He developed lifelong friends, Matt Traina, David Wike, Bill Brakeley, to name a few. During most of those five years, Rob's home was in Hawaii and surfing during school vacations was his favorite sport.