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electrical manufacturing company executive

Frederick Harrison Black, American electrical manufacturing company executive. Past president Bethune Museum Archives; executive director Watts organization; board directors Interracial Council Business Opportunities and National Minority Business Campaign; Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society Personnel Administration.

Background

Black, Frederick Harrison was born on November 11, 1921 in Des Moines. Son of Frederick H. and Aurora (Brooks) Black.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, Fisk University, 1949. Master of Business Administration, Pepperdine University, 1972. DEd, University Massachusetts, 1975.

Career

Field engineering manager Burroughs Company, 1955-1959. Senior engineer Convair Astronautics, 1959-1960. Project engineer North America Aviation, 1960-1961, General Electric Company, Philadelphia, 1961-1963, Aerospace Corporation, 1963-1966.

Manager minority relations General Electric Company, Fairfield, Connecticut, 1966-1973, manager equal opportunity, minority relations, safety and security, 1973-1975, manager compliance special interest group programs corporation public relations, 1975-1986. Past president Bethune Museum Archives. Executive director Watts organization.

Board directors Interracial Council Business Opportunities and National Minority Business Campaign.

Membership

Past president Bethune Museum Archives. Executive director Watts organization. Board directors Interracial Council Business Opportunities and National Minority Business Campaign.

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society Personnel Administration.

Connections

Married Kay Browne; children: Joan, Lorna, Jai, Crystal.

father:
Frederick H. Black

mother:
Aurora (Brooks) Black

spouse:
Kay Browne

child:
Joan Black

child:
Lorna Black

child:
Jai Black

child:
Crystal Black