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jewelers supply company executive

George Richard Frankovich, American jewelers supply company executive. Certified association executive. Decorated Bronze Star; Croix de Guerre.

Background

Frankovich, George Richard was born on August 17, 1920 in Pittsburgh. Son of George and Anna (Subasic) Frankovich.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Pittsburgh, 1941.

Career

Industrial engineer, Manufacturing Jewelers and Silversmiths of America, Inc., Providence, 1946-1948;executive director, Manufacturing Jewelers and Silversmiths of America, Inc., Providence, 1948-1986;vice president, Manufacturing Jewelers and Silversmiths of America, Inc., Providence, 1958-1986;retired vice president, executive director emeritus, Manufacturing Jewelers and Silversmiths of America, Inc., Providence, 1986;president, Asian Jewelers Supply Companyowner, Frankovich Inc. Board dirs 1st Bank and Trust, Providence, Antaya Inc. Past board directors Silver Users' Association, New England Trade Adjustment Ctr.

Past member industry advising committee unites states department Commerce, former chief American delegate to International Confederation of Jewelry, Silverware, Diamonds, Pearls and Stones. Associate member Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, London. Co-founder, former chief Executive officer Jewelry Institute.

Honorary director Jewelers' Shipping Association, Providence, 1986-1993. Volunteer consultant International Executive Svc. Corps., Thailand,1988.

Achievements

  • Certified association executive.

Membership

Member, past chairman Rhode Island Apprentice Council, Providence. Served to major United States Army, 1941-1946. To colonel United States Army Reserve.

Retired; Member Reserve Officers' Association, Naval War College Association, American Legion, 24KT Club of New York, Providence Jewelers Club, World Brotherhood of Fashion Jewelry Manufacturers, Squantum Association Rhode Island, East Bay Anglers Club.

Connections

Married Madelaine E. Ruest, January 29, 1944. Children: Richard E., Diane A. Frankovich Lusk.

father:
George Frankovich

mother:
Anna (Subasic) Frankovich

spouse:
Madelaine E. Ruest

child:
Richard E. Frankovich

child:
Diane A. Frankovich Lusk Frankovich