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Tool company executive

Harry Wellman Fry, American tool company executive.

Background

Fry, Harry Wellman was born on March 22, 1932 in Bozeman, Montana, United States. Son of William Everett and Naida Olive (Wellman) Fry.

Education

Student, University Montana, 1953. Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Montana State University, 1955.

Career

Engineer physical distribution, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1955-1962;division manager distribution and traffic, Dow Chemical Company, Cleveland, 1962-1965;manager distribution center, Mattel Toy Company, Holmdel, New Jersey, 1965;director physical distribution, Snap-On Tools Corporation, Ottawa, Illinois, 1966-1970;director physical distribution and information services, Snap-On Tools Corporation, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1970-1973;vice president physical distribution and information services, Snap-On Tools Corporation, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1973-1979;vice president administration, Snap-On Tools Corporation, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1980-1981;senior vice president administration, Snap-On Tools Corporation, Kenosha, Wisconsin, 1981-1990;retired, 1990. Board directors 1st Finance Association, Inc., Kenosha, 1st National Bank, Kenosha. Board business advisors University of Wisconsin, Parkside.

Membership

President, vice president, board directors United Way Kenosha, 1973-1980. Board directors Private Industry Council Southeastern Wisconsin, Kenosha, 1983-1990, chairman, 1990, chairman executive committee, 1982-1990. President, chairman executive committee, board directors Kenosha Area Development Corporation, 1987-1992.

Member County Blue Ribbon committee, county wide assessment, County Task Force Economic Development. Member South Port Lakeshore Development Committee. Chairman Great Lakes Composites Consortium Inc., 1989-1990.

Chairman response committee Navy Center Excellence For Composites Manufacturing Technology, 1989-1990. Board directors Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts and Letters, 1991-1992. Member of Kenosha Country (board directors 1984-1986), "306" Club, Rotary (board directors Kenosha club 1975, Paul Harris fellow).

Connections

Married Keige Allaire Mosby, September 11, 1954. Children: Ronald S., Valerie N.

father:
William Everett Fry

mother:
Naida Olive (Wellman) Fry

spouse:
Keige Allaire Mosby

child:
Ronald S. Fry

child:
Valerie N. Fry