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diversified manufacturing executive

Cecil Clifford Brake was American diversified manufacturing executive.


Brake, Cecil Clifford was born on November 14, 1932 in Ystrad, Mynach, Wales. Came to the United States, 1967. Son of Leonard James and Ivy Gertrude (Berry) Brake.


Chartered engineer; Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Wales, 1954. Master of Science, Cranfield Institute, Bedford, England, 1957. Graduate Advanced Management Program, Harvard University School Business, 1985.


Manager research and development, Schrader Fluid Power, Wake Forest, North Carolina, 1968-1970;engineering manager, Schrader Fluid Power, Wake Forest, North Carolina, 1970-1975;managing director, Schrader United Kingdom Fluid Power, 1975-1977;vice president, general manager, Schrader International, 1977-1978;group vice president, Schrader Bellows, Fluid Power, Akron, Ohio., 1978-1982;executive vice president, Scovill, Inc., Waterbury, Connecticut, 1982-1986;president, Yale Security, Inc. subsidiary Scovill, Inc. group executive, Eagle Industries, Inc., Chicago, since 1986;retired, 1997. Chief operating officer Mansfield (Ohio) Plumbing Products Inc., Hart andCooley Inc., Holland, Michigan, Caron International, Inc., Rochelle, Illinois, Caron International, Inc., Rochelle, Illinois, Chemineer Inc., Dayton, Ohio, Pulsafeeder Inc., Rochester, New York, Clevaflex Inc., Cleveland, Equality Specialties Inc., New York City, De Vilbiss Company, Toledo, Hill Refrigeration, Trenton, New Jersey, Air-Maze Corporation, Bedford Heights, Ohio, Burns AerospaceCorp., Winston Salem, North Carolina, Atlantic Industries, Inc., Nutley, New Jersey, Stimsonite Products, Niles, Illinois. Partner, owner Prince of Wales Inc.;board directors CFI Industries.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing; golf.


Married Vera Morris, August 14, 1954. Children– Stephen John, Richard Colin, Vanessa Elaine.

Leonard James Brake

Ivy Gertrude (Berry) Brake

Vera Morris

Stephen John Brake

Richard Colin Brake

Vanessa Elaine Brake