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consultant , business executive

Harold Bongarten was business executive, consultant. Named Man of Year, Jewish Federal of Southern Arizona, 2002. President Jewish Community Foundation, Tucson, 1995-1997; vice president Hillel, Tucson, 1994-1996. With United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member B'nai B'rith (trustee 1997-1998, lodge president 1993-1994).

Background

Bongarten, Harold was born on July 16, 1922 in Warsaw, Poland. Came to the United States, 1925. Son of Samual and Kaite (Kupersmith) Bongarten.

Education

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, 1947. Master of Business Administration, University Pittsburgh, 1952. Student Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1973.

Career

General manager General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, 1947-1985. Consultant Bongarten Associates, Schenectady and Tucson, 1985-1997. Retired, 1997

Consultant Burlington Northern San Francisco R.R., Fort Worth, 1985-1995, CSX R.R., Jacksonville, Florida, 1988-1992, National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Philadelphia, 1990-1994, Union Pacific/South Pacific Railroad, Omaha and Denver, 1994-1997.

President direct Caregivers Association, since 2004.

Membership

President Jewish Community Foundation, Tucson, 1995-1997. Vice president Hillel, Tucson, 1994-1996. With United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Member B'nai B'rith (trustee 1997-1998, lodge president 1993-1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, golf.

Connections

Children: Randall D., Bruce C., Karl J., Elaine K.

father:
Samual Bongarten

mother:
Kaite (Kupersmith) Bongarten

child:
Randall D. Bongarten

child:
Bruce C. Bongarten

child:
Karl J. Bongarten

child:
Elaine K. Bongarten