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Donald Taylor

manufacturing executive

Donald Taylor was American manufacturing executive. Registered professional engineer, Massachusetts. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Milwaukee Country Club, Milwaukee Town Club, University Club, Masons.

Background

Taylor, Donald was born on June 2, 1927 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John A. B. and Alice M. (Weaver) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1949. Graduate, Northeastern University Management Development Program, 1962. Graduate, Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, 1979.

Career

With George J. Meyer Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, 1954-1969. President manufacturing division A-T-O, Inc., 1969. Executive vice president Nordberg division Rex Chainbelt, Inc., Milwaukee, 1969-1973.

Vice president operations Rexnord Inc., Brookfield, Wisconsin, president, chief operating officer, 1978-1985, chief executive officer, from 1985, chairman, 1985-1988. President Nordberg Machinery Group, Milwaukee, 1973-1978. With United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1954.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Massachusetts.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Milwaukee Country Club, Milwaukee Town Club, University Club, Masons.

Connections

Married Ruth L. Partridge, June 24, 1950. Children: Linda Taylor Robertson, Donald, Mark, John.