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D. Thomas Savas

D. Thomas Savas, American shipbuilding executive. Member advisory council School Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Served with United States Army, 1943-1945. Member American Academy Social and Political Science, Shipbuilders Council American, Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

Background

  • Savas, D. Thomas was born on September 12, 1920 in Milwaukee. Son of Thomas O. and Molly M. (Mackil) Savas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1947.

    Career

    • Assistant to executive vice president operations Boston Store, Milwaukee, 1947-1959. Director training Nash-Kelvinator Corporation, 1949-1951. Director personnel Black Hawk Manufacturing Company, 1951-1958.

      Director training Walker Manufacturing Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1958-1964, director personnel, 1964-1967, director industrial relations, 1967-1968, vice president industrial relations and personnel relations, 1968-1972. Vice president personnel and industrial relations Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia, 1972-1975, senior vice president corporation relations, from 1975. Guest lecturer Columbia University, 1961, 62, University Wisconsin, 1965-1970, Harvard Graduate Business School, 1979, University Virginia, 1981, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981.

      Director Newport News Industrial Corporation, Cleveland, since 1975.

    Membership

    Member advisory council School Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Served with United States Army, 1943-1945. Member American Academy Social and Political Science, Shipbuilders Council American, Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

    Connections

    • Married Irene Terris, November 11, 1950. Children: Dean Thomas, Marc Byron, Jolie Gabriel.
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    Born September 12, 1920
    Died July 20, 2008
    (aged 87)
    • 1947
      University Wisconsin
    • 1947 - 1959
      Assistant, to executive vice president operations Boston Store
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1949 - 1951
      director, training Nash-Kelvinator Corporation
    • 1951 - 1958
      director, personnel Black Hawk Manufacturing Company
    • 1958 - 1964
      director, training Walker Manufacturing Company
      Racine, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      vice president, personnel and industrial relations Newport News Shipbuilding
      Virginia, United States
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