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fiberglass company executive

Richard James Broderick, American fiberglass company executive. Achievements include invention of microwave switch, 1965. Chairman Beverly unit American Red Cross, 1960; president Beverly Parish Council; Member of Solar Energy Industries Association, Electronic Industries Association (vice president 1962-1965).

Background

Broderick, Richard James was born on September 7, 1921 in Beverly, Massachusetts, United States. Son of David and Winifred A. (Mc Donough) Broderick.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Boston University, 1947. Contracting officer Sylvania Electric Products, Salem, Massachusetts, 1945-1947. Treasurer Bomac laboratories, Inc., Beverly Massachusetts, 1947-1959.

Chairman, president Metcom, Inc., Salem, 1959-1972. Chairman Digilab, Inc., Cambridge, 1972-1979. General manager Indikon Company, Cambridge, 1979-1980.

Vice president general manager Highline Industries, Inc., Lawrence, Massachusetts, since 1980. Vice-president, director Light Schoppe Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts. Director Bay Bank & Trust Company, Beverly, Viable Systems Inc., Sherborn, Massachusetts, Fryco, Inc., Phoenix.

Management consultant R.J. Broderick & Assocs., Beverly. Inventor microwaveswitch, 1965. Chairman Beverly unit American Red Cross, 1960.

President Beverly Parish Council, 1980.

Career

Contracting officer Sylvania Electric Products, Salem, Massachusetts, 1945—1947. Treasurer Bomac Laboratories, Inc., Beverly, 1947—1969. Chairman, president Metcom., Inc., Salem, 1959—1972.

Chairman Digilab, Inc., Cambridge, 1972—1979. General manager Indikon Company, 1979—1980. Vice president, general manager Highline Industries, Inc., Lawrence, since 1980.

Vice president, director Light Schoppe Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts. Board directors Bay Bank & Trust Company, Beverly, Viable Systems Inc., Sheborn, Massachusetts, Fryco, Inc., Phoenix. Management consultant R.J. Broderick & Associates, Beverly.

With United States Coast Guard, 1942-1945.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of microwave switch, 1965.

Membership

Chairman Beverly unit American Red Cross, 1960. President Beverly Parish Council. Member of Solar Energy Industries Association, Electronic Industries Association (vice president 1962-1965).

Connections

Married Mildred R. Carter. Children: Judith A. Lane, Philip M., Kenneth R., Kathleen R. Broderick Colbert.

father:
David Broderick

mother:
Winifred A. (Mc Donough) Broderick

spouse:
Mildred R. Carter

child:
Judith A. Lane Broderick

child:
Philip M. Broderick

child:
Kenneth R. Broderick

child:
Kathleen R. Broderick Colbert Broderick