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Thomas Richard Thomsen

Thomas Richard Thomsen was American communications company executive. Member Telephone Pioneers American (former president), Pi Tau Sigma, Sigma Tau.

Background

  • Thomsen, Thomas Richard was born on July 29, 1935 in Avoca, Iowa, United States. Son of Howard August and Edna Mary (Walker) Thomsen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Nebraska, 1958. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973.

    Career

    • Engineer Western Electric Company, Omaha, 1957-1964, manager Columbus, Ohio, 1964-1972, vice president Bell Sales West Morristown, New Jersey, 1979-1980. Assistant vice president operations staff American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Basking Ridge, 1980-1981. Executive vice president Western Electric Corporation, New York City, 1981-1982.

      President American Telephone & Telegraph Company Technology Systems, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, 1982-1990. Chairman board directors Lithium Technology Corporation, Pennsylvania, 1995-1999. Retired, since 1999

      Board directors EFJ Inc., Peco II.

      Executive committee University Nebraska Technology Park.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Telephone Pioneers American (former president), Pi Tau Sigma, Sigma Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Raylene Alice Tomes, September 1, 1956. Children: Jeffrey, Cathy.
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    Born July 29, 1935
    • 1958
      University Nebraska
    • 1973
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1957 - 1964
      Engineer, Western Electric Company
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1980 - 1981
      assistant, vice president operations staff American Telephone & Telegraph Company
      Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      executive, vice president Western Electric Corporation
    • 1982 - 1990
      president, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Technology Systems
      Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, United States
    • 1995 - 1999
      chairman, board directors Lithium Technology Corporation
      Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1999
      retired
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