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Manufacturing executive

Carl Augustus Beck, American manufacturing executive. Recipient Outstandign sVc. award National Paper Box Association, 1964, Professional Manager citation American Management Association, 1983.

Background

Beck, Carl Augustus was born on March 1, 1917 in Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Leonidas and Edna May (Hancock) Beck.

Education

Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, 1938. Bachelor in Aeronautical Engineering, New York University, 1941.

Career

Field service engineer Sperry Gyroscope Company, Great Neck, New York, 1941-1945. Flight deck design engineer United Air Lines, Chicago, 1946-1947. President Charles Beck Machine Corporation, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, since 1947.

Board directors Aeron Corporation, Princeton, New Jersey.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: S.A.M. Advanced Managment Course, 1971. Creator Rotary Tomorrow's Leaders Conference, 1984.

Membership

Appt. member United States Metric Board, Washington, 1978-1980. Fellow Society for Advancement Management (Executive of Year award 1985, chairman business advisory council on federal reports 1975-1978). Member American Institute of Architects, National Small Business United (past president), Union League, Philadelphia Country Club, Little Egg Harbor Yacht Club (treasurer 1972-1975), Rotary (founding president King of Prussia club 1956, international commodore 1976-1977), Psi Upsilon.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, skiing, model rail-roading, flying.

Connections

Married Y. Florence Wilkenson, May 29, 1942. Children: Janice Ann Beck Wilson, C. Arthur.

father:
Leonidas Beck

mother:
Edna May (Hancock) Beck

spouse:
Y. Florence Wilkenson

child:
Janice Ann Beck Wilson Beck

child:
C. Arthur Beck