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Manufacturing executive

Donald James O'Hare, American manufacturing executive. Achievements include patents for blade alignment gage. Member of American Society for Testing and Materials, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Metals, Society Manufacturing Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Club 32 (West Hartford) (board directors since 1964).

Background

O'Hare, Donald James was born on July 28, 1926 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of James Daniel and Mabel (Larson) O'Hare.

Education

Student, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1944. Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Princeton University, 1948. Postgraduate, Central Connecticut State College, New Britain, 1970.

Master of Business Administration, University New Haven, 1979.

Career

Teacher, coach Kingswood School, West Hartfort, Connecticut, 1948—1951. Chief project engineer Hamilton Std.-UTC, Windsor-Locks, 1951—1970. Vice president operations Gulf & Western-North & Judd, Middletown, 1970—1974.

Plant manager Hitchner, Inc., Milford, New Hampshire, 1974—1975. Engineering manager Echlin, Inc., Branford, Connecticut, 1975—1985. Director operations Brake Systems, Inc. division, Statford, 1985—1986.

Vice president Friction Materials, Inc. Division, Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1986—1987. Division manager Friction, Inc, division Echlin, Inc., from 1987.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for blade alignment gage.

Membership

Member of American Society for Testing and Materials, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Metals, Society Manufacturing Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Club 32 (West Hartford) (board directors since 1964).

Connections

Married Lois Madigan, December 27, 1949. Children: Michael E., Linda S., Mark C.

father:
James Daniel O'Hare

mother:
Mabel (Larson) O'Hare

spouse:
Lois Madigan

child:
Michael E. O'Hare

child:
Linda S. O'Hare

child:
Mark C. O'Hare