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Manufacturing company executive

Carl Robert Garr, American manufacturing executive. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member American Society Metals, Sigma Xi, The Boulders Club (Carefree, Arizona).

Background

Garr, Carl Robert was born on April 4, 1927 in Olean, New York, United States. Son of Frederick H.J. and Mary Magdalene (Zimmerman) Garr.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Kent State University, 1950. Master of Science in Physics, Case Institute of Technology, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy in Metallurgical Engineering, Case Institute of Technology, 1957.

Career

Supervisor engineering, Bettis plant Westinghouse Company, 1956-1958; superintendent technical services, nuclear fuel operations, Olin Mathieson Chemical Corporation, 1958-1962; director engineering and research Albuquerque division, American Car and Foundry Industries Inc., New York City, 1962-1968; vice president research and development, American Car and Foundry Industries Inc., New York City, 1968-1970; vice president, American Car and Foundry Industries, Inc., New York City, 1976-1982; president, chief Executive officer, Polymer Corporation subsidiary American Car and Foundry Industries, Inc., Reading, Pennsylvania, 1970-1976; president, chief Executive officer, Polymer Corporation subsidiary American Car and Foundry Industries, Inc., Reading, Pennsylvania, 1984-1986; chairman, Polymer Corporation subsidiary American Car and Foundry Industries, Inc., Reading, Pennsylvania, since 1987; president, chief Executive officer, Empire Steel Castings, Inc., Reading, 1982-1984; vice president, Chesebrough-Pond's Inc., 1984-1986; chief Executive officer, Chairman of the Board, Bank of Pennsylvania, Reading, 1988-1992; vice-chairman, Dauphin Deposit Corporation, 1988-1992.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member American Society Metals, Sigma Xi, The Boulders Club (Carefree, Arizona).

Connections

Married Arlene Crawford, December 20, 1947 (deceased August 2000). Children: Christine Garr Weber, Anne Garr Shields, Elizabeth Garr Reese. Married Emily B., May 22, 2002.

father:
Frederick H.J. Garr

mother:
Mary Magdalene (Zimmerman) Garr

spouse:
Emily B.

spouse:
Arlene Crawford

child:
Elizabeth Garr Reese Garr

child:
Anne Garr Shields Garr

child:
Christine Garr Weber Garr