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Emmet Arnold Craig

Emmet Arnold Craig, American manufacturing executive. Achievements include patents in field. Chairman employee division United Way, Danville, 1980—1981; co-chairman Danville Area Labor-Management Council, 1982—1984; member Danville Water Commission; Member of Resistance Welder Manufacturers Association (president), American Welding Society, Danville Chamber of Commerce, Danville Country Club, Elks.

Background

  • Craig, Emmet Arnold was born on March 5, 1922 in New Philadelphia, Ohio, United States. Son of Emmet Arnold and Margaret Lucretia (Swihart) Craig.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, 1943.

    Career

    • Chief sales engineer Federal Machine & Welder, Warren, Ohio, 1956—1965. Assistant sales manager Wean United, Inc., 1965—1975. Vice president sales engineering Berkeley-Davis, Inc., Danville, Illinois, 1975—1978, president, since 1978.

      President, director Wean United International. Director Berkeley-Davis, Inc. President RMWA; lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents in field.

    Politics

    People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.

    Membership

    Chairman employee division United Way, Danville, 1980—1981. Co-chairman Danville Area Labor-Management Council, 1982—1984. Member Danville Water Commission.

    Member of Resistance Welder Manufacturers Association (president), American Welding Society, Danville Chamber of Commerce, Danville Country Club, Elks.

    Connections

    • Married Jacquelin L. Calhoun, November 5, 1943. Children: Pamela, Clark.
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    • 1943
      Columbia University
    • 1956 - 1965
      Chief sales engineer, Federal Machine & Welder
      Warren, Michigan, United States
    • 1965 - 1975
      assistant, sales manager Wean United
    • 1975 - 1978
      vice president, sales engineering Berkeley-Davis
      Danville, Virginia, United States