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Roy A. Fruehauf

Roy A. Fruehauf, business executive. Member French Legion of Honor, Society Automotive Engineers.


  • Fruehauf, Roy A. was born on October 1, 1908 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of August C. and Louise (Schuchard) Fruehauf.

  • Education

    • Student Principia College, St. Louis, 1923-1927.


    • Branch, 1928-1933, regional sales manager in West, 1933-1935, vice president in charge Western div., 1935-1938, vice-president, director sales, 1938-1940, vice president in charge operations, 1940-1944, executive vice president 1944-1949, president, 1949-1958, Chairman of the Board, 1958-1961, consultant, since 1961, also director. Director American Car and Foundry Industries, Inc., City National Bank (Cedar Rapids, Iowa). Director Young Men’s Christian Association, Salvation Army, Grand Opera Association (all Detroit).


    Member French Legion of Honor, Society Automotive Engineers. Clubs: Detroit Athletic, Recess, Old.


    • Married Ruth Horn, June 16, 1950. Children: Royce Horn, Randall A., Ruth Ann.
    • father: August C. Fruehauf
    • mother: Louise (Schuchard) Fruehauf
    • spouse: Ruth Horn
    • children: Royce Horn Fruehauf
    • Randall A. Fruehauf
    • Ruth Ann Fruehauf
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    Born October 1, 1908
    Died October 31, 1965
    (aged 57)