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metal products executive

Abraham Hovsepian, American metal products executive. certified manufacturing engineer. Recipient Outstanding Citizenship award Civitan Club, 1968, certified of honor Alhambra City Council, 1968, Alhambra Redevelopment Agency, 1969, Ingleside Psychiatric Mental Health Center, 1970, Alhambra Community Hospital, 1972.


Hovsepian, Abraham was born on February 4, 1926 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Came to the United States, 1926, naturalized, 1945. Son of Minas and Sophia (Apelian) Hovsepian.


Bachelor of Science, Wayne State University, 1949;postgraduate, University of Southern California, 1960-1961;postgraduate, California State University, 1962-1963.


Engineer, Ford Motor Engineering Research, Dearborn, Michigan, 1949-1951;engineer, carboloy division General Electric, Detroit, 1951-1954;president, Science Platters Inc., Alhambra, California, since 1954;director, Progressive Savings & Loan Association, 1967-1974;founder, director, treasurer, Diversified Industries, Los Angeles, since 1968;director, treasurer, Diversified Insurance Superior vena cava syndrome, Los Angeles, since 1970;director, Continental Bank, Alhambra, 1973-1981;director, Comco Inc., Sun Valley, Californiadirector, Tokai Bank of California, since 1981. Chairman, Board Of Directors Ingleside Psychiatric Mental Health Center, Rosemead, California. Chairman of the board of trustees Alhambra Cmty.

Hospital; president Alhambra Civil Service Commission. Member Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association.


  • Certified manufacturing engineer.


Governor's appointee California Council on Mental Health, 1984-1992. With United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member National Association Metal Finishers, Society Manufacturing Engineers, Metal Finishing Association Southern California, Alhambra Chamber of Commerce (president 1969).

Clubs: Rotary International (president), Mason (Alhambra).


Children: Paul George, Carol Grace.

Minas Hovsepian

Sophia (Apelian) Hovsepian

Paul George Hovsepian

Carol Grace Hovsepian