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Plastics company executive

Alfred Edward Horka, American plastics company executive.

Background

Horka, Alfred Edward was born on February 26, 1921 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Son of Frank Walter and Anna (Haas) Horka.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University, 1942. Project engr.Bakelite Corporation, Bound Brook, New Jersey, 1945-1948. Sales engineering various companies, New York City, 1948-1956.

Sales manager New England Tape Company, Hudson, Massachusetts, 1956-1959. Founder, director president Plastic Extrusion & Engineering Company, Inc., Westborough, since 1960. Industrial panel adviser on modern plastics.

Career

Project engineer Bakelite Corporation, Bound Brook, New Jersey, 1945—1948. Sales engineering various companies, New York City, 1948—1956. Sales manager New England Tape Company, Hudson, Massachusetts, 1956—1959.

Founder, director, president Plastic Extrusion & Engineering Company, Inc., Westborough, since 1960. Industrial panel advisor modern plastics. Captain United States Army Air Force, World War II.

Membership

Member advisory board Keene Technology and Vocational High School. Member of Central Massachusetts Employers Association (director), Society Plastics Engineers (senior. Director medical group, past chairman medical products committee), Worcester Foundation, Lehigh Tower Society, United States Power Squadron (Commander 1985-1986, editor Rhumb Line), Plz.

Club (Worvester, Massachusetts), Rotary (past president, past district secretary, trustee, secretary, charter, Paul Harris fellow), Hundred Club Massachusetts, Masons, Lehigh University Alumni-Asa Packer Society.

Connections

Married Jean S. Lawton, February 7, 1945. Children: Douglas Lawton, Nancy Jean.

father:
Frank Walter Horka

mother:
Anna (Haas) Horka

spouse:
Jean S. Lawton

child:
Nancy Jean Horka

child:
Douglas Lawton Horka