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Edward A. Hobart

Edward A. Hobart, American manufacturer executive. Member Miami Valley Conservancy Board Honored by City of Troy, 1976.; Fellow I.E.E.E.; member Newcomen Society, American Welding Society, American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, Engineers; Club, Ordnance Association, Eta Kappa Nu.

Background

  • Hobart, Edward A. was born on December 25, 1888 in Middletown, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles Clarence and Lou E. (Jones) Hobart.

  • Education

    • Electrical Engineer, Ohio State University, 1912. Honorary Doctor of Science, 1969.

    Career

    • With Hobart Brothers Company, Troy, since 1917, president, 1932-1970, Chairman of the Board, 1970-1985. Vice president Welded Products Company. Vice-president, director First Troy National Bank.

      Director Florida Minerals Company, Continental Minerals Company.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member Miami Valley Conservancy Board Honored by City of Troy, 1976. Fellow I.E.E.E.; member Newcomen Society, American Welding Society, American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, Engineers. Club, Ordnance Association, Eta Kappa Nu.

    Clubs: Moraine Country (Dayton, Ohio), Engineers (Dayton, Ohio).

    Connections

    • Married Martha L. Lantis, October 12, 1921.
    • father: Charles Clarence Hobart
    • mother: Lou E. (Jones) Hobart
    • spouse: Martha L. Lantis
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    Born December 25, 1888
    Died July 26, 1985
    (aged 96)
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