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telephone company executive

Frederick Ralph Eckley, American telephone company executive. Member Navy League United States, Ohio Society New York, Ohio (director), Cleveland (director) chambers commerce, Telephone Pioneers American, Newcomen Society, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Eckley, Frederick Ralph was born on August 22, 1914 in Delaware, Ohio, United States. Son of Frederick Ralph and Mary Taylor (May) Eckley.

Education

B.S.C., Ohio State University, 1936.

Career

With New Jersey Bell Telephone Сompany, 1936-1947. With American Telephone & Telegraph Company, 1947-1952, 56-61, director personnel public relations long lines, 1959-1961. With Northwestern Bell Telephone Сompany, 1952-1956, assistant vice president sales and mdsg., 1955-1956.

With Michigan Bell Telephone Сompany, Detroit, 1961-1962. Vice president, general manager, director member Executive Committee Ohio Bell Telephone Сompany, Cleveland, 1962-1964, president, director, 1966-1977. Executive vice president American Telephone & Telegraph Company, New York City, 1964-1966.

Director Republic Steel Corporation, Eaton Corporation, Nationwide Real Estate Investments, Addressograph Multigraph Corporation.

Membership

Member Navy League United States, Ohio Society New York, Ohio (director), Cleveland (director) chambers commerce, Telephone Pioneers American, Newcomen Society, Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: Gulfstream Golf.

Connections

Married Helen Warren, June 21, 1941. Children: Marcia Eckley Yearout, Deborah Eckley Briggs.

father:
Frederick Ralph Eckley

mother:
Mary Taylor (May) Eckley

spouse:
Helen Warren

children:
Marcia Eckley Yearout Eckley

Deborah Eckley Briggs Eckley