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Robert Francis Sharpe

Robert Francis Sharpe, American equipment manufacturing company executive. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, Hydraulic Institute.

Background

  • Sharpe, Robert Francis was born on March 29, 1921 in Buffalo. Son of Bertram Francis and Agnes (Coppinger) Sharpe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1942.

    Career

    • With Duriron Company, from 1946, manager pump sales Dayton, 1955-1958, director research, development, 1958-1963, vice president plastics operations, 1963-1965, executive vice president, 1967-1968, president, chief operating officer, 1968-1969, president, 1969-1976, chief executive officer, 1969-1979, chairman board, 1978-1983.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, Hydraulic Institute.

    Connections

    • Married Audrey Rembe, July 10, 1943. 1 son, Robert Francis.
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    Born March 29, 1921
    Died February 10, 2008
    (aged 86)
    • 1942
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • 1955 - 1958
      With Duriron Company
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