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Manufacturing executive

Doward Lee Runyan, American manufacturing executive. Sergeant United States Army, 1951-1954, Korea. Member Society Manufacturing Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers.

Background

Runyan, Doward Lee was born on February 22, 1932 in Zanesville, Ohio, United States. Son of Edgar Wayne and Carolyn (Wolfe) Runyan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Indiana Institute of Technology, 1957. Master of Science in Automotive Engineering, Chrysler Institute, Highland Park, Michigan, 1959.

Career

Engineering trainee, Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, 1957-1959;design engineer, Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, 1959-1961;design group leader, Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, 1962-1966;chief engineer, Borg Warner corporation, South Africa, 1967-1970;director sales and engineering, Borg Warner corporation, South Africa, 1971-1972;general manager, Borg Warner corporation, South Africa, 1973-1977;manufacturing manager, Borg Warner Corporation, Blythesville, Arkansas, 1978-1979;plant manager, Abex Corporation, Marysville, Ohio., 1980-1985;vice president manufacturing, Oilgear Company, Milwaukee, since 1986. Advisory board manufacturing MRA Institute of Management, Brookfield, Wisconsin, 1988-1992.

Achievements

  • Avocations: golf, Sunday School teacher.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee Adjustable Bearing, 1960.

Membership

Sergeant United States Army, 1951-1954, Korea. Member Society Manufacturing Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, Sunday School teacher.

Connections

Married Lena May Bloomfield, March 7, 1954. Children: Brenda, Blythe, Laurie, Lisa, Melanie.

father:
Edgar Wayne Runyan

mother:
Carolyn (Wolfe) Runyan

spouse:
Lena May Bloomfield

child:
Brenda Runyan

child:
Blythe Runyan

child:
Laurie Runyan

child:
Lisa Runyan

child:
Melanie Runyan