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Arthur William Weber

Arthur William Weber, American engineer, manufacturer executive.

Background

  • Weber, Arthur William was born on May 17, 1910 in Brooklyn. Son of William A. and Alice E. (Fisher) Weber.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Yale, 1933. Master of Science in Business Administration, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1941.

    Career

    • Engineering assistant National Sugar Refining Company, 1933-1934. Technical trainlee American Thread Company, 1934-1935. With Corning Glass Works (New York), 1935-1968, beginnining as mechanic engineer research laboratory, successively mechanic engineer, Charleroi, Pennsylvania and Central Falls, Rhode Island, assistant plant manager, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, assistant to general manager, Charleroi, general manager, Charleroi, manager manufacturing consumer products div., assistant to director manufacturing and engineering, chief mechanic engineer, director engineering, 1935-1957, director engineering and manufacturing staffs, 1957-1968, vice president, 1957-1961, vice president and director manufacturing services, 1961-1966, vice-president, director facilities div., 1966-1968.

      President, director Three Rivers Development Foundation, 1966. Advisory committee engineering Bucknell, also Carnegie Technology Alfred P. Sloan fellow, 1941. Registered profile engineer New York, New Jersey.

    Membership

    Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (vice president 1957-1959). Member Engineers Council Professional Development (president 1967-1968, director), American Society Engineering Education, American Ceramic Society, National, New York State societies professional engrs., New York State Board of Examiners Professional Engineers (chairman 1967-1968), Newcomen Society of North American, Yale Engineering Association (Vice-President), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: Engineers, Yale (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Jensen, September 4, 1937. Children: William A., Roger A., James S., John M. Laboratory.
    • father: William A. Weber
    • mother: Alice E. (Fisher) Weber
    • spouse: Margaret Jensen
    • children: William A. Weber
    • Roger A. Weber
    • James S. Weber
    • John M. Lab Weber
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    Born March 17, 1910
    Died September 14, 1968
    (aged 58)
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