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Educational writer , engineering consultant

Arnold Burton Skromme, American educational writer, engineering consultant. Chairman Citizens Advisory Committee, Moline, 1964-1966. Member American Society Agricultural Engineers (vice president 1965-1968, Honor Roll 1997).

Background

Skromme, Arnold Burton was born on April 1, 1917 in Zearing, Iowa, United States. Son of Austin and Belle (Holmedal) Skromme.

Education

Agricultural Engineer, Iowa State University, 1941.

Career

Engineer, Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio., 1941-1945;engineer, Auto Specialty Manufacturing, St. Joseph, Michigan, 1945-1946;research engineer, Pineapple Research Institute, Honolulu, 1946-1950;assistant chief engineer, John Deere, Ottumwa, Iowa., 1950-1955;chief engineer, John Deer Spreader Works, East Moline, Illinois, 1955-1970;manager value engineering, John Deere Harvester Works, East Moline, 1970-1984;writer and consultant, East Moline, since 1984. Consultant to corporations, since 1984.

Membership

Chairman Citizens Advisory Committee, Moline, 1964-1966. Member American Society Agricultural Engineers (vice president 1965-1968, Honor Roll 1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: research on children's education.

Connections

Married Lois Lucille Fausch, September 14, 1940. Children: Roger, Keith, Deborah, Erik.

father:
Austin Skromme

mother:
Belle (Holmedal) Skromme

spouse:
Lois Lucille Fausch

child:
Roger Skromme

child:
Keith Skromme

child:
Deborah Skromme

child:
Erik Skromme