Ellery Wheeler Stone Edit Profile
Student radio engineering University of California, 1913-1914.
United States radio inspector, 1914-1917. Commissioned Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1917, advancing through grades to rear admiral, 1944. District communications superintendent 12th Naval District, 1917-1919.
President Federal Telegraph Company, 1924-1931. Operating vice-president, director Mackay Radio & Telegraph Company, 1931-1937. Vice president All American Cables & Radio, Inc., 1937-1938.
Vice-president, director, member Executive Committee Postal Telegraph, Inc., Postal Telegraph-Cable Company. Became president Postal Telegraph, Inc., subsidiaries, 1942, president, director Federal Telephone & Radio Corporation, International Standard Elec. Corporation, 1940-1950.
Vice president International Tel.& Tel. Corporation, 1947-1969. President, director Globe Wireless, Ltd., American Cable & Radio Corporation, All American Cable & Radio, Inc., Commercial Cable Company, Mackay Radio & Tel.
Company, 1950-1958; Chairman of the Board American Cable & Radio Corporation, 1958-1969. Group vice president United States Defense International Telephone & Telegraph, 1960-1961. President International Telephone & Telegraph Europe, Inc., 1961-1965, vice chairman, 1965-1969.
Director Federal Electric Company, International Electric Company, International Standard Elec. Company, until 1969. Technology consultant Defense Communications Board, 1941.
Served as naval chief of staff to Vice Admiral William Glassford, United States Navy, Dakar, 1943. Fellow I.E.E.E., Royal Society Arts (England). Member United States Naval Institute, Society Colonial Wars, S.A.R., Naval Order of the United States, Society for French American Cultural Services and Ednl.
Aid (trustee).; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).
Married Heidi Margareta Bertel, March 17, 1963. Children by former marriages: Elaine, Patricia, Sally Florence, Ellery (deceased), Marina.
Grand officer Crown of Italy. Grand cross of San Marino. Officer Legion of Honor (France).
Commander Order of Leopold II (Belgium). Cross of Merit, 1st Class with Crown, Sovereign Order of Knights of Malta. Commander 1st grade Order of Isabel the Catholic (Spain).