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Allan W. Fritzsche

Allan W. Fritzsche, industrial executive. Member National Association of Manufacturers, Radio Manufacturers Association, Society Plastics Industry, Chamber of Commerce, Elks, Knights of Columbus, Union Club of Cleveland, Elyria Country Club.

Background

  • Fritzsche, Allan W. was born on April 28, 1895 in Cleveland. Son of Alfred L. and Clara (Neracher) Fritzsche.

  • Education

    • Student, Notre Dame University, 1915.

    Career

    • Motor repair man, 1919-1920. Branch manager General Phonograph Manufacturing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1921-1923, salesman New York territory, 1924-1926. Sales manager, vice president Okeh Record Company, 1927-1929.

      President General Phonograph Manufacturing Company, New York City, 1929-1931. Vice president, general manager General Industries Company, Elyria, Ohio, 1932-1943, president, 1943, chairman, chief executive officer, from 1957. Director Troxel Manufacturing Company, First National Bank of Elyria, General Industries Company, Elyria, Johnson Furnace Company, Bellvue, Ohio, American District Telegraph Company, New York City, Neracher Investment Company, Warren, Ohio, Grinnell Corporation, Cleveland Indians, Inc.

    Membership

    Member National Association of Manufacturers, Radio Manufacturers Association, Society Plastics Industry, Chamber of Commerce, Elks, Knights of Columbus, Union Club of Cleveland, Elyria Country Club.

    Connections

    • Married Josephine Burke, June 20, 1918. Children: Mary Jo (Mistress Foster), Allan W. (deceased).
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    Born April 28, 1895
    • 1915
      Notre Dame University
    • 1919 - 1920
      Motor repair man
    • 1921 - 1923
      branch manager, General Phonograph Manufacturing Company
      Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
    • 1924 - 1926
      branch manager, General Phonograph Manufacturing Company
    • 1927 - 1929
      sales manager, Okeh Record Company
    • 1927 - 1929
      vice president, Okeh Record Company
    • 1929 - 1931
      president, General Phonograph Manufacturing Company
    • 1932 - 1943
      vice president, General Industries Company
      Elyria, Ohio, United States
    • 1932 - 1943
      general manager, General Industries Company
      Elyria, Ohio, United States
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