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Allan W. Fritzsche

industrial executive

Allan W. Fritzsche, industrial executive. Member National Association of Manufacturers, Radio Manufacturers Association, Society Plastics Industry, Chamber of Commerce, Elks, Knights of Columbus, Union Club of Cleveland, Elyria Country Club.

Background

Fritzsche, Allan W. was born on April 28, 1895 in Cleveland. Son of Alfred L. and Clara (Neracher) Fritzsche.

Education

Student, Notre Dame University, 1915.

Career

Motor repair man, 1919-1920. Branch manager General Phonograph Manufacturing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1921-1923, salesman New York territory, 1924-1926. Sales manager, vice president Okeh Record Company, 1927-1929.

President General Phonograph Manufacturing Company, New York City, 1929-1931. Vice president, general manager General Industries Company, Elyria, Ohio, 1932-1943, president, 1943, chairman, chief executive officer, from 1957. Director Troxel Manufacturing Company, First National Bank of Elyria, General Industries Company, Elyria, Johnson Furnace Company, Bellvue, Ohio, American District Telegraph Company, New York City, Neracher Investment Company, Warren, Ohio, Grinnell Corporation, Cleveland Indians, Inc.

Membership

Member National Association of Manufacturers, Radio Manufacturers Association, Society Plastics Industry, Chamber of Commerce, Elks, Knights of Columbus, Union Club of Cleveland, Elyria Country Club.

Connections

Married Josephine Burke, June 20, 1918. Children: Mary Jo (Mistress Foster), Allan W. (deceased).