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Edward A. Hobart

manufacturer executive.

Edward A. Hobart, American manufacturer executive. Member Miami Valley Conservancy Board Honored by City of Troy, 1976.; Fellow I.E.E.E.; member Newcomen Society, American Welding Society, American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, Engineers; Club, Ordnance Association, Eta Kappa Nu.

Background

Hobart, Edward A. was born on December 25, 1888 in Middletown, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles Clarence and Lou E. (Jones) Hobart.

Education

Electrical Engineer, Ohio State University, 1912. Honorary Doctor of Science, 1969.

Career

With Hobart Brothers Company, Troy, since 1917, president, 1932-1970, Chairman of the Board, 1970-1985. Vice president Welded Products Company. Vice-president, director First Troy National Bank.

Director Florida Minerals Company, Continental Minerals Company.

Membership

Member Miami Valley Conservancy Board Honored by City of Troy, 1976. Fellow I.E.E.E.; member Newcomen Society, American Welding Society, American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, Engineers. Club, Ordnance Association, Eta Kappa Nu.

Clubs: Moraine Country (Dayton, Ohio), Engineers (Dayton, Ohio).

Connections

Married Martha L. Lantis, October 12, 1921.

father:
Charles Clarence Hobart

mother:
Lou E. (Jones) Hobart

spouse:
Martha L. Lantis