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Richard James Broderick

Richard James Broderick, American fiberglass company executive. Achievements include invention of microwave switch, 1965. Chairman Beverly unit American Red Cross, 1960; president Beverly Parish Council; Member of Solar Energy Industries Association, Electronic Industries Association (vice president 1962-1965).

Background

  • Broderick, Richard James was born on September 7, 1921 in Beverly, Massachusetts, United States. Son of David and Winifred A. (Mc Donough) Broderick.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Boston University, 1947.

    Career

    • Contracting officer Sylvania Electric Products, Salem, Massachusetts, 1945—1947. Treasurer Bomac Laboratories, Inc., Beverly, 1947—1969. Chairman, president Metcom., Inc., Salem, 1959—1972.

      Chairman Digilab, Inc., Cambridge, 1972—1979. General manager Indikon Company, 1979—1980. Vice president, general manager Highline Industries, Inc., Lawrence, since 1980.

      Vice president, director Light Schoppe Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts. Board directors Bay Bank & Trust Company, Beverly, Viable Systems Inc., Sheborn, Massachusetts, Fryco, Inc., Phoenix. Management consultant R.J. Broderick & Associates, Beverly.

      With United States Coast Guard, 1942-1945.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include invention of microwave switch, 1965.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Chairman Beverly unit American Red Cross, 1960. President Beverly Parish Council. Member of Solar Energy Industries Association, Electronic Industries Association (vice president 1962-1965).

    Connections

    • Married Mildred R. Carter. Children: Judith A. Lane, Philip M., Kenneth R., Kathleen R. Broderick Colbert.
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    Born September 7, 1921
    • 1947
      Boston University
    • 1945 - 1947
      Contracting officer, Sylvania Electric Products
      Salem, New Hampshire, United States
    • 1947 - 1969
      treasurer, Bomac Laboratories
      Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1959 - 1972
      chairman, Metcom.
      Salem, New Hampshire, United States
    • 1959 - 1972
      president, Metcom.
      Salem, New Hampshire, United States
    • 1972 - 1979
      chairman, Digilab
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      general manager, Indikon Company
    • 1980
      vice president, Highline Industries
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
    • 1980
      general manager, Highline Industries
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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