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electrical manufacturing company executive

Edwin Benjamin Kanner, American Electrical manufacturing company executive. Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1947, PTO.

Background

Kanner, Edwin Benjamin was born on July 2, 1922 in New York City. Son of Charles and Grace (Edelson) Kanner.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1943. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1947.

Career

Assistant West Coast manager Fairchild Publications, New York City and Los Angeles, 1948-1950. General manager Dible Enterprises, Los Angeles, 1951-1953. Sales manager, general manager, press Western Insulated Wire Company division Teledyne, 1954-1968.

President Carol Cable Company West division Avnet, 1969-1979. Executive vice president, chief operating officer Avnet Incorporated, New York York City, 1980-1983. President Pacific Electricord and American Insurance Wire Company, Los Angeles, also Providence, since 1948.

Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1947, PTO.

Membership

Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1947, PTO.

Connections

Married S. Barbara Penenberg, August 3, 1944. Children: Jaimie Sue, Richard, Keith.

father:
Charles Kanner

mother:
Grace (Edelson) Kanner

spouse:
S. Barbara Penenberg

child:
Jaimie Sue Kanner

child:
Richard Kanner

child:
Keith Kanner