Strichman, George A. was born in 1916 in Schenectady.
B. Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1937.
Engineer, manufacturing executive, 1937-1948. Various executive positions General Electric Company, 1948-1958. Director manufacturing Raytheon Company, 1959.
President ITT Kellogg division ITT, 1959-1962. President, chief executive officer, director Fairbanks Whitney Corporation (name changed to Colt Industries Inc.), 1962, chairman board, president, 1963-1968, chairman board, chief executive officer, 1968-1984. Chairman board Colt Industries, New York City, since 1984.
Director Atlantic Council of the United States, since 1981. Trustee Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute.