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Stanley H. Hobson

Stanley H. Hobson, American manufacturer executive. Member American Gas Association, Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association, American Ordnance Association, Rockford Engineering Society, Illinois Society Professional Engineers, Illinois State, Rockford C.’s of Commerce.

Background

  • Hobson, Stanley H. was born on September 26, 1892 in Pecatonica Illinois. Son of Herbert H. and Cora (Hamilton) Hobson.

  • Education

    • Student Rockford School Engineering.

    Career

    • Assistant superintendent Trahern Pump Company, Rockford, 1911-1914, superintendent, 1915-1920. Director engineering George D. Roper Corporation, 1920-1932, works manager, 1932-1936, executive vice president, 1936-1943, president since 1943. President Roper Ordnance Division (subsidiary of George D. Roper Corporation).

    Membership

    Member American Gas Association, Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association, American Ordnance Association, Rockford Engineering Society, Illinois Society Professional Engineers, Illinois State, Rockford C.’s of Commerce. Clubs: Furniture (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Marguerite Francis, October 7, 1914. Children: Nancy (Mistress.
    • father: Herbert H. Hobson
    • mother: Cora (Hamilton) Hobson
    • spouse: Marguerite Francis
    • child: Nancy (Mrs Hobson
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    Born September 26, 1892
    Died February 15, 1961
    (aged 68)
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