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Premo John Pappafava

Premo John Pappafava, American manufacturing executive. Board directors Seton Hill College, Greensburg, since 1992, Westmoreland Community College Foundation, Greensburg, since 1992, Redevelopment Authority, Greensbury, since 1992. Fellow Greensburg Country Club; member Greensburg C. of Chamber (board directors since 1992).

Background

  • Pappafava, Premo John was born on October 26, 1926 in Shirkieville, Indiana, United States. Son of Joseph and Ida (Lucantoni) Pappafava.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1948.

    Career

    • Chemical engineer Allied Signal, Buffalo, 1948-1950. Trainee United States Steel, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1950. Project engineer Teledyne-Firth Sterling, 1950-1952, assistant manager cermet research, 1953-1957, manager special products, 1957-1961, general superintendent, 1961-1966, manager long range plans, 1966-1969.

      President General Carbide Corporation, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, from 1969.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Seton Hill College, Greensburg, since 1992, Westmoreland Community College Foundation, Greensburg, since 1992, Redevelopment Authority, Greensbury, since 1992. Fellow Greensburg Country Club. Member Greensburg C. of Chamber (board directors since 1992).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Lorraine Beddick, October 26, 1957. Children: Mona Lynn, Marcy Lynn.
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    Born October 26, 1926
    Died January 23, 2002
    (aged 75)
    • 1948
      Carnegie Mellon University
    • 1948 - 1950
      Chemical engineer, Allied Signal
      Buffalo, New York, United States
    • 1950
      trainee, United States Steel
      Mckeesport, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1961 - 1966
      project engineer, Teledyne-Firth Sterling