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Ralph George Klieforth

Ralph George Klieforth, American manufacturer executive. member advising committee Marquette U.; Member National Association Engine and Boat Manufacturers (director, president, 1956-1959, Chairman of the Board since 1959), American Arbitration Society, Wisconsin Conservation.

Background

  • Klieforth, Ralph George was born on April 2, 1901 in Mayville, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William T. and Caroline (Buchen) Klieforth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1925.

    Career

    • Space buyer, branch manager Buchen Company, advertising agency, Chicago, 1925-1931. Territory representative Mauger Public Company, St. Joseph, Michigan, 1931. President, treasurer, director Universal Motor Company, since 1932.

      Treasurer, director Buttes des Morts Land Company, since 1937. Vice president, treasurer, director Precour Construction Company, since 1948. Vice president Peerless Machine Company, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, since 1962.

      Director P & R Construction Company, (all Oshkosh), Ripon Knitting Works (Wisconsin). Trustee Ripon College. Active Boy Scouts American, Campfire Girls, Community Chest, March of Dimes.

      Member advising committee Marquette U.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member advising committee Marquette U. Member National Association Engine and Boat Manufacturers (director, president, 1956-1959, Chairman of the Board since 1959), American Arbitration Society, Wisconsin Conservation. Clubs: Rotary, Elks, Country, Yacht, Power Boat, Navy League (Oshkosh).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Gaffney, August 18, 1928. Children: Helen K. Shenefield, Anne Marie K. Luker, Mary K. Wrasse, Ralph, John.
    • father: William T. Klieforth
    • mother: Caroline (Buchen) Klieforth
    • spouse: Helen Gaffney
    • children: Helen K. Shenefield Klieforth
    • Anne Marie K. Luker Klieforth
    • Mary K. Wrasse Klieforth
    • Ralph Klieforth
    • John Klieforth
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    Died March 21, 1966
    (aged 64)
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