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Tool company executive

Quentin Carnegie McKenna, American Tool company executive. Recipient Eli Whitney Memorial award, Society Manufacturing Engineers, 1983. Trustee St. Vincent College, 1981-1989; member committee board of trustees Carnegie Science Center, Carnegie Institute, 1989. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

McKenna, Quentin Carnegie was born on September 2, 1926 in Claremont, California, United States. Son of George Alexander and Lillian Frances (Street) McKenna.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Pomona College, 1948;postgraduate, Stanford University (Hewlett Packard fellow), 1948-1950;postgraduate, University of Southern California, 1951-1953;postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1968-1969.

Career

Member technical staff guided missile division, Hughes Aircraft Company, 1950-1952;with, Industrial Electronics, 1952-1955;with, Hughes Aircraft Company, 1955-1978;assistant group executive missile systems group, Hughes Aircraft Company, 1977-1978;with, Kennametal, Inc., Latrobe, Pennsylvania, since 1978;Chief Executive Officer, Kennametal, Inc., Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1974-1991;Chairman, Board Of Directors, Kennametal, Inc., Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Board directors Interlake Corporation. Adjunct Professor industrial administration Graduate School Industrial Administration, Carnegie-Mellon U., since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.

Membership

Trustee St. Vincent College, 1981-1989. Member committee board of trustees Carnegie Science Center, Carnegie Institute, 1989. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Barbara Louise Williamson, September 12, 1948 (divorced 1984). Children: Candace, Megan, Carl, Erin. Married Barbara K. Somogye, March 18, 1989.

father:
George Alexander McKenna

mother:
Lillian Frances (Street) McKenna

spouse:
Barbara Louise Williamson

spouse:
Barbara K. Somogye

child:
Candace McKenna

child:
Megan McKenna

child:
Carl McKenna

child:
Erin McKenna