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Philip Shearer Fogg

Philip Shearer Fogg, electric power industry executive, economist. Member visiting committee for astronomy Harvard University, 1954-1964; Member Chamber of Commerce (president 1948-1949), California Institute Technology Associates, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Fogg, Philip Shearer was born on July 28, 1903 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Son of Alvah Lemont and Delia (Shearer) Fogg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Stanford, 1925. Master of Business Administration magna cum laude, Harvard, 1929. Honorary Doctor of Science, Harvard.

    Career

    • Chief statistician Rand McNally & Company, San Francisco, 1925-1927. Investment analyst Tri-Continental Corporation, New York City, 1929-1930. Lecturer American Institute Banking, Los Angeles, 1932-1938, Institute Government, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1937, California School Design, Pasadena, 1937-1941.

      Professor business economics, registrar California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1930-1941. Treasurer Consolidated Electrodynamics Corporation, Pasadena, 1937-1941, executive vice president, 1941-1945, Chairman of the Board, 1945-1965, president, 1945-1961. Vice chairman Bell & Howell Company, 1961-1966, director, 1960-1973, Royal Industries, Inc., 1965-1977, Security Pacific National Bank of Los Angeles, 1954-1975.

      Chairman of the executive committee Lear Siegler, Inc., 1965-1973, director, 1954-1973. Special adviser Atomic Energy Commission, 1947-1949.

    Works

    • Author articles on taxation, federal finance.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member visiting committee for astronomy Harvard University, 1954-1964. Member Chamber of Commerce (president 1948-1949), California Institute Technology Associates, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Rotary (Pasadena) (president 1950-1951), Lincoln (Pasadena), Twilight (Pasadena) (president 1966-1967), Valley Hunt.

    Connections

    • Married Jean Adix, July 30, 1935. Children: Jonathan, James (deceased).
    • father: Alvah Lemont Fogg
    • mother: Delia (Shearer) Fogg
    • spouse: Jean Adix
    • children: Jonathan Fogg
    • James Fogg (deceased)
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