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William Albert Kern

William Albert Kern, American telephone company executive. Member Newcomen Society England, Telephone Pioneers American (nat. vice president 1958-1960), Colgate Alumni Corporation (senior vice president), Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Rochester Engineering Society, Rochester Association United Nations (director), Industrial Management Council (Executive Committee), Phi Delta Theta.

Background

  • Kern, William Albert was born on April 28, 1903 in Buffalo. Son of Alney George and Laura Grace (Whitehead) Kern.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, 1927.

    Career

    • 1 son, William Albert (M.D.). With New York Telephone Сompany, New York City, traffic department in Albany and Buffalo, 1927-1935. District traffic superintendent Rochester Telephone Corporation, 1935-1944, traffic superintendent, 1944, vice president, 1945-1952, executive vice president, 1952-1959, president, director, member Executive Committee, since 1959.

    Membership

    Member Newcomen Society England, Telephone Pioneers American (nat. vice president 1958-1960), Colgate Alumni Corporation (senior vice president), Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Rochester Engineering Society, Rochester Association United Nations (director), Industrial Management Council (Executive Committee), Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Ad, Rochester, Oak Hill Country (Rochester).

    Connections

    • Married Elin Ohlson, June 14, 1930.
    • father: Alney George Kern
    • mother: Laura Grace (Whitehead) Kern
    • spouse: Elin Ohlson
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    Born April 28, 1903
    Died March 10, 1964
    (aged 60)
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