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Instrument manufacturing company executive

Max Hochschild Kraus was Swiss instrument manufacturing company executive. Member university council Cornell University, 1979-1986, 88—. Member Greater Philadelphia City of C. (chairman technical council 1985-1989, chairman resources for progress 1983-1985, member task force on venture capital 1981).

Background

Kraus, Max Hochschild was born on November 15, 1927 in Davos, Switzerland. Came to the United States, 1928. Son of William H. and Jeannette (Jelenko) Kraus.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1949.

Career

Design engineer Ecker-Mauchly Computer Corporation (now UNISYS), 1949-1952. Application engineer Jerrold electronics corporation, 1952-1954, assistant to president, 1954-1957, manager educational television programs, 1960-1962, manager construction and engineering, then director international operations, 1962-1969. Sales manager Electro-Nite Company, Philadelphia, 1969-1974, vice president, general manager engineering, manufacturing, sales and marketing for North America, 1974-1986, president, 1987-1989.

Also president Electro-Nite Canada, Ltd., 1987-1989. Chairman sensor technical advisory committee, Advanced Technology Center Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1983-1986. Panelist, conference on private sector/university technical alliance National Council University Research Administration, 1984.

Member advisory council University Pennsylvania Sensor Engineering Center, 1985-1986. Member materials development, engineering and processing technical advisory committee Ben Franklin Technology Center, Southeastern Pennsylvania, since 1987, board directors, since 1988, chairman board directors, since 1990. Board directors University City Science Center, since 1984.

Membership

Member university council Cornell University, 1979-1986, 88—. Member Greater Philadelphia City of C. (chairman technical council 1985-1989, chairman resources for progress 1983-1985, member task force on venture capital 1981).

Connections

Married Marjorie Bookstein, August 23, 1950 (divorced 1975). Children: William, David. Married Lois Blanckensee, November 7, 1981.

father:
William H. Kraus

mother:
Jeannette (Jelenko) Kraus

spouse:
Marjorie Bookstein

spouse:
Lois Blanckensee

child:
William Kraus

child:
David Kraus