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Frank Russell Valpey

Frank Russell Valpey, American automotive parts manufacturer. Member American Ordnance Association, Society Automotive Engineers, Detroit Engineering Society.

Background

  • Valpey, Frank Russell was born on January 23, 1889 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Henry Hodges and Janet Emily (Carr) K.

  • Education

    • Student Detroit U., International Corresponding Schools.

    Career

    • Factory representative Willys-Overland Company, Toledo, 1914-1925. Assistant general sales manager Dodge Brothers, Detroit, 1925-1928. Vice-president, director Graham Paige Motor Car Company, 1928-1938.

      With Standard Products Company, Cleveland, from 1940, secretary, vice president, 1945-1950, president, from 1958, also director Past adviser for Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky Small Business Administration.

    Membership

    Member American Ordnance Association, Society Automotive Engineers, Detroit Engineering Society. Clubs: Detroit Athletic, Recess (Detroit).

    Connections

    • Married Ethel Ellen Sheridan, February 5, 1916. Children: Grant R. (United States Army), Robert G. (United States Air Force).
    • father: Henry Hodges K.
    • mother: Janet Emily (Carr) K.
    • spouse: Ethel Ellen Sheridan
    • children: Grant R. Valpey (United States Army)
    • Robert G. Valpey (United States Air Force)
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