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Robert Franklin Hartenstein

Robert Franklin Hartenstein, American utility executive. Served as private United States Army, 1918; Member Illuminating Engineering Society (treasurer 1950-1952, national president 1955-1956), Navy League United States (president Summit County 1951-1952, Executive Board 1952-1954), Ohio Farm Electrification Council (chairman), Greater New Castle Association (director) 1965-1966).; Mason (Shriner).

Background

  • Hartenstein, Robert Franklin was born on January 22, 1900 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Jacob Henry and Laura Geneva (Lyons) Hartenstein.

  • Education

    • Student of University Akron, 1918-1919, Ohio State University, 1919-1921.

    Career

    • Chief rate clerk Ohio Edsion Company, 1922-1924, illuminating engineer, 1924-1941, superintendent electric and steam sales Akron div., 1943-1954, general supervisor commercial and farm sales, 1954-1962. In charge sales Pennsylvania Power Company, New Castle, 1962, vice president, since 1963. With Sylvania Electric Products Company.

      New York City, 1942. Executive committee National Adequate Wiring Bureau, 1946-1950. Nat. sales committee Edison Electric Institute, 1946-1950. Governor Shrine Lexington Hospital for Crippled Children, 1955.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served as private United States Army, 1918. Member Illuminating Engineering Society (treasurer 1950-1952, national president 1955-1956), Navy League United States (president Summit County 1951-1952, Executive Board 1952-1954), Ohio Farm Electrification Council (chairman), Greater New Castle Association (director) 1965-1966). Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: National Sales Executive (president Akron 1952-1953), Touchdown (president 1948).

    Connections

    • Married Frances Emma Sanford, October 3, 1921. Children: James Sanford, Robert Brayton.
    • father: Jacob Henry Hartenstein
    • mother: Laura Geneva (Lyons) Hartenstein
    • spouse: Frances Emma Sanford
    • children: James Sanford Hartenstein
    • Robert Brayton Hartenstein
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    Born January 22, 1900
    Died September 4, 1965
    (aged 65)
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