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Manufacturing executive

George Raymond Roos Sr., American Manufacturing executive. Achievements include patent for Hat-box; invention and design of folding type drop-top bracket for table tops; development of pre-fabricated wall panels; design of all-metal wall desk organizer. Decorated Bronze Star.


Sr., George Raymond Roos was born on April 3, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Louis H. and Grace M. (Hoeft) R.


Student, Art. Institute Chicago, 1931-1945; student, Illinois Institute Technology, 1945; student, Studio School Design, 1945-1946.


Apprentice industrial designer, Clarence Karstadt Industrial, Chicago, 1945-1947; chief industrial designer, Monark Silver King, Inc., Chicago, 1947-1958; design engineer development, Acorn Sheet Metal Products, Chicago, 1959-1962; design engineer development, Northern Engraving Company, Sparta, Wisconsin, 1963-1968; design engineer coordinator, Bernard Engraving Company, Toledo, since 1969.


  • Achievements include patent for Hat-box. Invention and design of folding type drop-top bracket for table tops. Development of pre-fabricated wall panels.

    Design of all-metal wall desk organizer.


Technology sergeant United States Army, 1941-1945, PTO. Member Industrial Design Society American (chapter secretary since 1947, program chairman 1958-1959), Veterans of Foreign Wars (life).


Married LaVonne Leona Atkinson, June 13, 1953. Children: George Junior, Lawrence Lee.

Louis H. R.

Grace M. (Hoeft) R.

LaVonne Leona Atkinson

George Junior Sr.

Lawrence Lee Sr.