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Frank Ernest Rom

Frank Ernest Rom, American mechanical aerospace engineer, consultant. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946.; Member International Solar Energy Society, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi.; Club: Marriage Encounter (Venice, Florida).

Background

  • Rom, Frank Ernest was born on August 16, 1926 in Queens, New York, United States. Son of Frank and Josefa (Kobetitsch) Rom.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1946, M.S.E., 1948.

    Career

    • Registered professional engineer, Ohio. Junior aerodynamicist Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, 1947. National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, 1948-1973, research scientist, 1948-1952, section head, 1952-1956, branch chief, 1956-1973.

      President Rom-Aire Solar Corporation, Lorain, Ohio, 1973-1980. Energy and solar consultant Member Epiphany Cathedral Council.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member International Solar Energy Society, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi. Club: Marriage Encounter (Venice, Florida).

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn A. McNamara, October 21, 1950. Children– Mary Anne, Paul, Frank Junior, Barbara, Kathleen, Laura, Mark.
    • father: Frank Rom
    • mother: Josefa (Kobetitsch) Rom
    • spouse: Marilyn A. McNamara
    • children: Mary Anne Rom
    • Paul Rom
    • Frank Junior Rom
    • Barbara Rom
    • Kathleen Rom
    • Laura Rom
    • Mark Rom
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    Born August 16, 1926
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