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David Hoecker, American engineering executive. Certified quality engineer; certified quality manager. Named Spoke of Year Canton Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1972; named Key Man Canton Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1974.


Hoecker, David was born on July 7, 1948 in Cincinnati. Son of Vernon and Ruth (Schnake) Hoecker.


Bachelor of Science, Rose Polytechnic Institute, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1969. MSI.A., Purdue University, 1970. Graduate program for executives, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1991.


Project manager, Timken Company, Canton, Ohio., 1970-1973; general supervisor, Timken Company, Canton, Ohio., 1973-1978; chief quality control engineering, Timken Company, Lincolnton, North Carolina, 1978-1982; chief engineer engineering services., Timken Company, Canton, Ohio., 1982-1984; manager European Research, Timken Company, Northampton, England, 1984-1989; general manager product engineering, Timken Company, Canton, Ohio., 1989-1993; general manager, Timken Tooling Business, Canton, since 1993; general manager quality & technical, Timken Tooling Business, Canton, since 1996; vice president, The Wilderness Center Inc., 1995-1997; president, The Wilderness Center Inc., since 1997.


  • Certified quality engineer. Certified quality manager.


Vice president Canton Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1973-1974, Trinity United Church of Christ, 1983-1984, 91-92, president, 1993, chairman endowment committee, 1996, British Timken Sports Club, 1986-1989. Director Young Life, Canton, 1975-1978. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Quality Control (senior member, secretary Charlotte section 1980-1981, treasurer 1981), Canton Club.


Married Susan Ameling, August 15, 1970. Children: Sarah, Paul.

Vernon Hoecker

Ruth (Schnake) Hoecker

Susan Ameling

Sarah Hoecker

Paul Hoecker