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Franklin Walter Mohney

Franklin Walter Mohney, American manufacturing executive. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946.

Background

  • Mohney, Franklin Walter was born on February 18, 1927 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Paul Ruben and Marguerite Mae (Palmer) Mohney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Pennsylvania State University, 1949. S.M. Entertainment (Sloan fellow 1960-1961), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961. Postgraduate, Sloan School Industrial Management, 1961.

    Career

    • With Singer Company, New York City, 1949-1967, general manager power tool division, 1964-1967. Vice president Black & Decker Manufacturing Company, Towson, Maryland, 1967-1972, Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company, also president components group, 1972-1980. President General Battery Corporation, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1980-1983.

      Owner Venture Components Corporation, New York City, 1983-1991. Associate Gilbert C. Osnos & Company, Inc., 1984-1991.

    Membership

    Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia E. Main, August 10, 1981. Children– Geneve Lynn, Deborah Susan. Stepchildren– Lisa Nicole, Susan Jennifer and Jacqueline Eve Singer.
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    Born February 18, 1927
    Died May 2, 1991
    (aged 64)
    • 1949
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1961
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1961
      Sloan School Industrial Management
    • 1949 - 1967
      With Singer Company
    • 1967 - 1972
      vice president, Black & Decker Manufacturing Company
      Towson, Maryland, United States
    • 1972 - 1980
      vice president, Black & Decker Manufacturing Company
    • 1980 - 1983
      president, General Battery Corporation
      Reading, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1983 - 1991
      owner Venture Components Corporation
    • 1984 - 1991
      associate, Gilbert C. Osnos & Company
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