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Philip Shearer Fogg

electric power industry executive , economist.

Philip Shearer Fogg, electric power industry executive, economist. Member visiting committee for astronomy Harvard University, 1954-1964; Member Chamber of Commerce (president 1948-1949), California Institute Technology Associates, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Fogg, Philip Shearer was born on July 28, 1903 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Son of Alvah Lemont and Delia (Shearer) Fogg.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Stanford, 1925. Master of Business Administration magna cum laude, Harvard, 1929. Honorary Doctor of Science, Harvard.

Career

Chief statistician Rand McNally & Company, San Francisco, 1925-1927. Investment analyst Tri-Continental Corporation, New York City, 1929-1930. Lecturer American Institute Banking, Los Angeles, 1932-1938, Institute Government, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1937, California School Design, Pasadena, 1937-1941.

Professor business economics, registrar California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1930-1941. Treasurer Consolidated Electrodynamics Corporation, Pasadena, 1937-1941, executive vice president, 1941-1945, Chairman of the Board, 1945-1965, president, 1945-1961. Vice chairman Bell & Howell Company, 1961-1966, director, 1960-1973, Royal Industries, Inc., 1965-1977, Security Pacific National Bank of Los Angeles, 1954-1975.

Chairman of the executive committee Lear Siegler, Inc., 1965-1973, director, 1954-1973. Special adviser Atomic Energy Commission, 1947-1949.

Works

  • Author articles on taxation, federal finance.

Membership

Member visiting committee for astronomy Harvard University, 1954-1964. Member Chamber of Commerce (president 1948-1949), California Institute Technology Associates, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Rotary (Pasadena) (president 1950-1951), Lincoln (Pasadena), Twilight (Pasadena) (president 1966-1967), Valley Hunt.

Connections

Married Jean Adix, July 30, 1935. Children: Jonathan, James (deceased).

father:
Alvah Lemont Fogg

mother:
Delia (Shearer) Fogg

spouse:
Jean Adix

children:
Jonathan Fogg

James Fogg (deceased)