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Allen Willis Rucker

Allen Willis Rucker, business executive. member U. Staff, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1927-1929; Served as private, non-commissioned and commissioned officer, 117th Infantry, American Expeditionary Force, World War I.; Member Tool Owners Union (founder, p. president). Republican.

Background

  • Rucker, Allen Willis was born on July 23, 1897 in Bristol, Virginia, United States. Son of Allen T. and Mary Frances (Plunkett) Rucker.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools Bristol, Tennessee.

    Career

    • 1 son, Allen Willis (killed in action, April 7, 1945). Married second, Doctor Waltrude M. Bruch, 1953. 1 son, Allen W. B. Purchasing agent City Bristol, Virginia, 1919-1920, credit manager, 1920-1922, sales manager 1922-1923.

      Independent business advisory, 1924-1927. Member U. Staff, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1927-1929. President Edy-Rucker Nickels Company, Cambridge, 1929-1960.

      Chairman and chief executive officer, since 1960. Now management consultant various industries, United States, Canada and Europe. Chief observer United States Aircraft Warning Service, Lexington, Massachusetts, World World War II.

      Controller Massachusetts Committee Public Safety, Area 5-C. Co-organizer 1st Town Civilian Defense Unit. Former member Mutual Security Agency advisory group European Productivity.

    Works

    • Author: Share of Production Wage Plan, 1934. Labor’s Road to Plenty, 1937. Scientific Price Management, 1941.

      Scientific Price Management II, 1945. Progress in Productivity and Pay, 1952. German language edit., 1954.

      Wages, Prices and Productivity, 1956. Incentives for Executives, 1958. Gearing Wages to Productivity, 1962.

      Also articles.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member U. Staff, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1927-1929. Served as private, non-commissioned and commissioned officer, 117th Infantry, American Expeditionary Force, World War I. Member Tool Owners Union (founder, p. president).

    Republican; Clubs: Algonquin, Beacon Society (president) (Boston).

    Connections

    • Married Elise Patricia Murtagh, October 23, 1920.; married second, Doctor.
    • father: Allen T. Rucker
    • mother: Mary Frances (Plunkett) Rucker
    • spouses: Elise Patricia Murtagh
    • Doctor
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    Died March 14, 1964
    (aged 66)
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