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company executive

Guy Carlton Shafer, diversified specialty steels and industrial products company executive. Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Ordnance Association, Society Automotive Engineers, American Helicopter Society, Hartford Golf (West Hartford), Hartford (Connecticut).

Background

Shafer, Guy Carlton was born on December 9, 1918 in Morgantown, West Virginia, United States. Son of Senior Guy Carlton and Kathryn S. (Morris).

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1946.

Career

Engineer General Electric Company, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1946—1953, general manager, 1953—1959, New England Aircraft Products, Farmington, Connecticut, 1959—1962. Vice president Planning Chandler Evans Inc., West Hartford, 1962, executive vice president, 1962—1963, president, 1963—1969. Group vice president Colt Industries Inc., 1969—1982, senior vice president, 1982—1983, executive vice president, from 1983.

Major Army of the United States, 1941-1946.

Membership

Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Ordnance Association, Society Automotive Engineers, American Helicopter Society, Hartford Golf (West Hartford), Hartford (Connecticut).

Connections

Married Anne Thompson Shafer, May 26, 1951. Children: Joan Morris, Lisa Shafer Vandenburgh, Marc Thompson.

spouse:
Anne Thompson Shafer

child:
Joan Morris Shafer

child:
Lisa Shafer Vandenburgh Shafer

child:
Marc Thompson Shafer