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Manufacturing company executive

Richard Wilford Janson, American Manufacturing company executive. Achievements include 10 patents for aluminum extrusions, structural applications, and track systems; development of methodology for interregional simultaneous determination of output, real income, and commodity flows for n commodities and k regions.

Background

Janson, Richard Wilford was born on March 4, 1926 in Canton, Ohio, United States. Son of Wilford Sherwood and Mary Rebecca (Elliott) Janson.

Education

Bachelor, Denison University, 1949. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Kent State University, 1986.

Career

Partner, Janson Industries, Canton, since 1949. Partner Station WJAN television 17 Canton, 1967-1977. Board directors Molecular Technology, Canton, 1987-1988.

Treasurer, board directors J.C. Technology, Inc., Canton, since 1986. Chairman Edison Board, Columbus, Ohio, 1983-1993. Adjunct Professor Kent (Ohio) State University, since 1987.

Charter member Thomas Edison Program, since 1982, chairman, 1983-1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 10 patents for aluminum extrusions, structural applications, and track systems. Development of methodology for interregional simultaneous determination of output, real income, and commodity flows for n commodities and k regions.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Model of Spatial Revitalization, 1986. Inventor stage hardware, 1980-1990. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Trustee The Wilderness Center, Wilmot, Ohio, 1967-1988. Chairman West Virginia Seating Company, Huntington, 1975-1978. With United States Navy, 1945-1947.

Member American Geography Society (councilor), Ohio Academy of Sciences (past president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: teaching, math modeling, writing.

Connections

Married Nancy Louise Davies, October 31, 1955. Children: Hollis L., Daniel W., Raymond E., Eric H.

father:
Wilford Sherwood Janson

mother:
Mary Rebecca (Elliott) Janson

spouse:
Nancy Louise Davies

child:
Eric H. Janson

child:
Raymond E. Janson

child:
Daniel W. Janson

child:
Hollis L. Janson