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Robert Anderson Gantt

Robert Anderson Gantt, American engineer. Member Phi Delta Theta.; Club: Bankers of America, Ridgewood Country (Danbury, Connecticut).

Background

  • Gantt, Robert Anderson was born on September 15, 1881 in Falls City, Nebraska, United States. Son of Judge Amos E. and Emma (Miller) Gantt.

  • Education

    • Graduated from St. Johns Military Academy, 1900. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, University Nebraska, 1909. honorary E.D., 1937.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Nancy (Mistress John M. H. Lindbeck). Joined American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1909, chief engineer Northwestern Bell Telephone Сompany, Omaha, 1919-1923, Southern California Telephone Сompany, Los Angeles, 1923-1925. General manager Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company, San Francisco, 1925-1928.

      Vice president International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation, 1928, Eastern European resident vice president, headquarters Bucharest, Rumania, 1939-1942, operating vice president in charge telephone and radio operations, 1944-1947, vice president, consultant after 1947. Operating vice president Postal Telegraph Cable Company, (subsidiary International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation), 1928-1939, retired September 1947. Vice president United States Commercial Company, Washington, 1942-1944.

      Director General Telephone Corporation, General Telephone Service Corporation, General Telephone Directory Company, International Standard Electric Corporation President Jackson Laboratory Association. Trustee Roscoe B. Jackson Memorial Laboratory (Bar Harbor, Maine), U. Nebraska Foundation.

    Membership

    Member Phi Delta Theta. Club: Bankers of America, Ridgewood Country (Danbury, Connecticut).

    Connections

    • Married Zola Dellecker, November 12, 1912.
    • father: Judge Amos E. Gantt
    • mother: Emma (Miller) Gantt
    • spouse: Zola Dellecker
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