Party affiliation: Democrat
Richard Wilford Janson, American manufacturing executive. Achievements include 10 patents for aluminum extrusions, structural applications, and track systems; development of methodology for interregional simultaneous determination of output, real income, and commodity flows for n commodities and k regions.
Partner Janson Industries, Canton, from 1949. Partner Station WJAN television 17 Canton, 1967-1977. Board directors Molecular Technology, Canton, 1987-1988.
Treasurer, board directors J.C. Technology, Inc., Canton, since 1986. Chairman Edison Board, Columbus, Ohio, 1983-1993. Adjunct professor Kent (Ohio) State University, since 1987.
Charter member Thomas Edison Program, since 1982, chairman, 1983-1993.
Born March 4, 1926