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Fred William Knorr

Fred William Knorr, American electrical grounding hardware company executive. Member (life) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (working group substation grounding).

Background

  • Knorr, Fred William was born on April 4, 1927 in Newark. Son of Fred Eugene and Anne Louise (Keinz) Knorr.

  • Education

    • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1951. Degree in Business, Alexander Hamilton Institute, New York City, 1954. Degree in Corrosion Engineering, West Virginia University, 1971.

    Career

    • Engineer in training Hyatt Bearings Division General Motors, Harrison, New Jersey, 1951-1952. Engring sales Simplex Wine & Cable Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1952-1964. Sales Copperweld Steel Corporation, Glassport, Pennsylvania, 1964-1974.

      Product management ITT Blackburn Corporation, St. Louis, 1974-1983. Sales Bishop Elec-Anchor Electrical, 1983-1986. President Half-Life Boggs Company, since 1986.

    Works

    • Author: Modern Approach to Grounding, 1975.

    Membership

    Member (life) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (working group substation grounding).

    Personality

    Interests

    Woodworking, hobbiest.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Teresa Fogerty, May 19, 1951. Children: Stephanie Anne, Tracey Anne.
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    Born April 4, 1927
    • 1951
      Stevens Institute of Technology
    • 1954
      Alexander Hamilton Institute
    • 1971
      West Virginia University
    • 1951 - 1952
      Engineer, in training Hyatt Bearings Division General Motors
      Harrison, New York, United States
    • 1952 - 1964
      engring sales Simplex Wine & Cable Company
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1964 - 1974
      sales Copperweld Steel Corporation
      Glassport, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1974 - 1983
      product management, International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation Blackburn Corporation
    • 1983 - 1986
      sales Bishop Elec-Anchor Electrical
    • 1986
      president, Half-Life Boggs Company
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