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company executive

Ralph Friedman, American airplane instrument manufacturing company executive.

Background

Friedman, Ralph was born on August 3, 1922 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Morris and Bessie (Tavris) Friedman.

Education

Bachelor Aeronautical Engineering, New York University, 1944.

Career

Detail designer, Chance Vought Aircraft, Stratford, Connecticut, 1944; design engineer, Consolidated Vultee Aircraft, Fort Worth, 1944-1946; design engineer, Republican Aviation Corporation, New York City and Farmingdale, New York, 1946-1948; design engineer, Gassner Aircraft Corporation, New York City, 1948-1949; chief engineer, Safe Flight Instrument Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1949-1952; vice president, Safe Flight Instrument Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1952-1989; senior vice president, Safe Flight Instrument Corporation, White Plains, New York, since 1989; also board directors, Safe Flight Instrument Corporation, White Plains, New York retired, 1989. Board directors Safe Flight Corp Ltd., London.

Membership

Secretary-treasurer Westchester Science Advisory Council, White Plains, 1960-1961, board directors, 1962-1967. Member science advisory council White Plains High School, 1961-1967. Neighborhood commissioner Orawaupum district Boy Scouts American, 1963-1969.

Trustee Chain scholarship division Greene Foundation, White Plains. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate). Member Institute for Socioecon.

Studies (vice president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, photography.

Connections

Married Shirley Rose Meister, September 11, 1949. Children: Lee Elliott, Judith Sue, Howard Steven.

father:
Morris Friedman

mother:
Bessie (Tavris) Friedman

spouse:
Shirley Rose Meister

child:
Lee Elliott Friedman

child:
Judith Sue Friedman

child:
Howard Steven Friedman