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shipbuilding executive

D. Thomas Savas, American shipbuilding executive. Member advisory council School Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Served with United States Army, 1943-1945. Member American Academy Social and Political Science, Shipbuilders Council American, Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Savas, D. Thomas was born on September 12, 1920 in Milwaukee. Son of Thomas O. and Molly M. (Mackil) Savas.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1947.

Career

Assistant to executive vice president operations Boston Store, Milwaukee, 1947-1959. Director training Nash-Kelvinator Corporation, 1949-1951. Director personnel Black Hawk Manufacturing Company, 1951-1958.

Director training Walker Manufacturing Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1958-1964, director personnel, 1964-1967, director industrial relations, 1967-1968, vice president industrial relations and personnel relations, 1968-1972. Vice president personnel and industrial relations Newport News Shipbuilding, Virginia, 1972-1975, senior vice president corporation relations, from 1975. Guest lecturer Columbia University, 1961, 62, University Wisconsin, 1965-1970, Harvard Graduate Business School, 1979, University Virginia, 1981, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981.

Director Newport News Industrial Corporation, Cleveland, since 1975.

Membership

Member advisory council School Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University Served with United States Army, 1943-1945. Member American Academy Social and Political Science, Shipbuilders Council American, Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

Connections

Married Irene Terris, November 11, 1950. Children: Dean Thomas, Marc Byron, Jolie Gabriel.

father:
Thomas O. Savas

mother:
Molly M. (Mackil) Savas

spouse:
Irene Terris

child:
Dean Thomas Savas

child:
Jolie Gabriel Savas

child:
Marc Byron Savas