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Horst Smolka

Horst Smolka, German manufacturing executive. Served with German Army, 1940-1945. Prisoner of war, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1945-1948.

Background

  • Smolka, Horst was born on July 13, 1920 in Hamburg, Germany. Son of Carl and Elisabeth (Schwendel) Smolka.

  • Education

    • Master's degree, Trade College Hamburg, 1953.

    Career

    • Tool maker apprentice Max Rentsch, Hamburg, Germany, 1937-1940. Tool maker machinist Hamburg Electric Works, 1949-1953.

      Machinist V & S Grinding, Chicago, 1953-1954. Model maker machinist Decker & Klingberg Company, Chicago, 1954-1965, name changed Decker-Smolka Corporation, 1965, president, since 1965.

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    Served with German Army, 1940-1945. Prisoner of war, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1945-1948.

    Connections

    • Married Anita Marianne Adermann, May 16, 1953.
    • father: Carl Smolka
    • mother: Elisabeth (Schwendel) Smolka
    • spouse: Anita Marianne Adermann
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