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Manlio Frova

manufacturer executive.

Manlio Frova, Italian manufacturer executive.

Background

Frova, Manlio was born on February 28, 1889 in near Caneva, Italy. Son of Antonio and Mary (Chiesa) Frova.

Education

Student Technology Institute of Textiles, Como, Italy, 1906, Bicconi U., Milano, 1908.

Career

Came to the United States, 1912, naturalized, 1918. Textile manufacturer, Europe. With Warren (Rhode Island) Textile and Machinery Company, from 1935, president, from 1944.

Joined Berkshire Fine Spinning Association, Providence, 1935, becoming vice president, 1948. Following merger of companies, became vice-president, director Berkshire-Hathaway, Inc., Providence. Home: Attleboro, Massachusetts.

Connections

Married Julia Hadro, November 16, 1935. Children: Carl, Jean.

father:
Antonio Frova

mother:
Mary (Chiesa) Frova

spouse:
Julia Hadro

children:
Carl Frova

Jean Frova