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electrical manufacturing company executive

Frederick Wilton Garry, American electrical manufacturing company executive. Recipient Wickenden award American Society Engineering Education, 1987, National Medical Technology, 1990.


Garry, Frederick Wilton was born on July 12, 1921 in New Haven. Son of Frederick Truman and Nellie Melvina (Flint) Garry.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute, 1951. Doctor of Engineering (honorary), Rose-Hulman Institute, 1968. Doctor of Science (honorary), Clarkson University, 1991.


Design engineer, General Electric., Evandale, Ohio., 1951-1968;vice president technical division, General Electric., Evandale, 1968-1974;vice president engineering and manufacturing, General Electric., Fairfield, Connecticut, 1980-1989;executive vice president, National Acads. Corporation, since 1989;consultant, since 1989;president, Rohr Industries, San Diego, 1974-1976;chairman, chief Executive officer, Rohr Industries, San Diego, 1976-1980. Member of advisory committee National Science Foundation, Washington, 1983-1987.


  • Other Work

    • Inventor transit bus feature.


Board managers Rose-Hulman Institute, since 1967. Trustee Clarkson University Captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Connecticut Association Science and Engineering, Society Automotive Engineers, National Society Professional Engineers (chairman industry advisory committee 1982-1988), Air Force Association, National Academy Engineering, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Navy League, Association United States Army, American Helicopter Society, University Club, Marine Corps Aviation Association.


Married Mary Elizabeth Griswold, June 28, 1948. Children: Diana E., Kenneth G.

Frederick Truman Garry

Nellie Melvina (Flint) Garry

Mary Elizabeth Griswold

Diana E. Garry

Kenneth G. Garry