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consultant , Automotive executive

Ralph Paul White, American automotive executive, consultant.


White, Ralph Paul was born on August 1, 1926 in Watertown, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Irving William and Margaret Sarah (McGowan) White.


Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Columbia University, 1951; postgraduate, Yale University, 1958-1959.


Instructor engineering mechanics, U. Connecticut, Torrington, 1956-1957; manager data processing., Benjamin Franklin Goodrich Company, Shelton, Connecticut, 1958-1961; partner, management consultant, Bavier, Bulger & Goodyear, New Haven, 1961-1966; vice president, Davidson Rubber Company, Dover, N.H., 1966-1969; president, Davidson Rubber Company, Dover, 1969-1980; group vice president parent company, Ex-Cell-O, Troy, Michigan, 1980-1983; president, Troy (N.H.) Mills Inc., 1983-1986; chief Executive officer, Troy (N.H.) Mills Inc., 1983-1989; chairman, Troy (N.H.) Mills Inc., 1987-1989; also board directors, Troy (N.H.) Mills Inc. consultant, since 1989. Board directors J.A. Wright Company, Keene, N.H., Juris Doctor Cahill Company, Hampton, N.H., Exeter Trust Company.


Member New Hampshire Industrial Development Authority, 1972-1980, 85-88, Pease Development Authority, State of New Hampshire, 1990-1993, New Hampshire Business Finance Authority, 1992-2004. Executive board Whittemore School Business, University New Hampshire, Durham, 1984-2002. Member American Institute Industrial Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, New Hampshire Business and Industry Association (board directors 1970-1980, president 1972-1973, vice chairman 1984-1986), Abenaqui Country Club, Rye Beach Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, golf.


Married Shirley Irene Christie, November 22, 1947. Children: Karin Ann, Eric John.

Irving William White

Margaret Sarah (McGowan) White

Shirley Irene Christie

Eric John White

Karin Ann White