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Adolph Leon Ponikvar Edit Profile

consultant , technical editor and publisher

Adolph Leon Ponikvar, American Technical editor and publisher, consultant. Avocations: reading, golf, gardening. M C. President Flower Hill (New York) Association, 1972-1974, Raleigh (North Carolina) Symphony Guild, since 1989. Member Society for Technology Communication (senior, chairman 1975-1977, Best of Show awards 1978, 79).

Background

Ponikvar, Adolph Leon was born on October 18, 1920 in Cleveland. Son of Joseph and Frances (Prelesnik) Ponikvar.

Education

Student, Case Western Reserve University, 1948. Juris Doctor, Cleveland-Marshall School of Law, 1952.

Career

Bureau chief, International News Service, Cleveland, New York City, 1946-1957;department editor Petroleum Week, McGraw-Hill, New York City, 1957-1961;associate editor modern plastics, McGraw-Hill, New York City, 1962-1966;manager technical publications, International Lead Zinc Research Organisation, Inc., New York City, Durham, North Carolina, since 1966. Editorial consultant International Copper Research Association, New York City, 1984-1987.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, golf, gardening. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author, editor: Designing for Thin Wall Zinc Die Castings, 1986. Co-author: Cooperative Research and Development, 1984, Engineering Properties of Zinc Alloys, 1989.

Membership

President Flower Hill (New York ) Association, 1972-1974, Raleigh (North Carolina) Symphony Guild, since 1989. Member Society for Technology Communication (senior, chairman 1975-1977, Best of Show awards 1978, 79).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, golf, gardening.

Connections

Married Helen L. Zabukovec, September 27, 1947. Children: Alan J., Dale L., Dianne F., Lynn M.

father:
Joseph Ponikvar

mother:
Frances (Prelesnik) Ponikvar

spouse:
Helen L. Zabukovec

children:
Alan J. Ponikvar

Dale L. Ponikvar

Dianne F. Ponikvar

Lynn M. Ponikvar