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Robert Allen Stranahan

Robert Allen Stranahan, American manufacturer executive. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Automobile Old Timers, N.A.M. (Old Timers’ Council).; Mason (33°).

Background

  • Stranahan, Robert Allen was born on July 7, 1886 in Buffalo. Son of Robert A. and Elizabeth (Whitehill) Stranahan.

  • Education

    • Student Stone’s School, Boston. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1908. Doctor of Laws, University Toledo, 1952.

    Career

    • Stepchildren—James F., Lewis, Mistress Page Lewis Jennings. President Champion Spark Plug Company, 1910-1954, chairman, since 1954. Director Woolson Spice Company, since 1917.

      President Stranahan, Harris & Company, 1924-1929, chairman, 1929-1948.

    Membership

    Member Society Automotive Engineers, Automobile Old Timers, N.A.M. (Old Timers’ Council). Mason (33°).

    Connections

    • Married Agnes McColl, June 2, 1908.; married second, Page Ellyson Lewis, March 18, 1920. Children: Elsie (Mistress.
    • father: Robert A. Stranahan
    • mother: Elizabeth (Whitehill) Stranahan
    • spouses: Agnes McColl
    • Page Ellyson Lewis
    • child: Elsie (Mrs Stranahan
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    Born July 7, 1886
    Died February 9, 1962
    (aged 75)
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