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Manufacturing executive

Ralph Morgan, American manufacturing executive. Board directors COMACS, Inc., Champaign, Illinois, since 1988. Served to T/sergeant United States Air Force, 1943-1945, 45 combat missions. Member of Optimist (vice president Springfield club 1982-1983, president 1983-1984).

Background

Morgan, Ralph was born on February 23, 1924 in Elkhart, Indiana, United States. Son of Ralph Samuel and Jeanette Rae (Randall) Morgan.

Education

Student, Wayne State University, 1947.

Career

Apprentice mouthpiece maker Josip Juraj Babbitt Company, Elkhart, 1935-1936. Professional woodwind musician various dance bands, Indiana, Michigan, 1936-1952. Owner, director band Music by Morgan, Detroit, 1943.

Woodwind technician The Linton Band Instrument Company, Elkhart, 1948-1950, The Selmer Company, Elkhart, 1950-1952, manager Southeast district sales, 1952-1968, manager national band instrument, 1970-1974, chief woodwind designer, 1974-1980. Owner, operator Morgan Music Company, Tampa, 1968-1970. Principal Morgan Enterprises, Springfield, Ohio, from 1980.

President, chief executive officer R&G Morgan Enterprises, Inc. Lecturer, clinician University Kentucky Music School, Louisville, 1986, 87, Clarfest '85 Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, 1985, University Pittsburgh Music Department, 1985, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor Colonial Currency, 1976. Patentee in field.

Membership

Board directors COMACS, Inc., Champaign, Illinois, since 1988. Served to T/sergeant United States Air Force, 1943-1945, 45 combat missions. Member of Optimist (vice president Springfield club 1982-1983, president 1983-1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately, antiques.

Connections

Married Doris Kathleen (Hayward), September 2, 1945 (divorced January 1974). Children: Christopher Alan, Carol Jane. Married Georgia Lou Teach, February 9, 1975.

father:
Ralph Samuel Morgan

mother:
Jeanette Rae (Randall) Morgan

spouse:
Doris Kathleen

spouse:
Georgia Lou Teach

child:
Christopher Alan Morgan

child:
Carol Jane Morgan