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electrical manufacturing company executive

Richard William Vieser, American electrical manufacturing company executive. With United States Army, 1946-1948, Korea. Member Automotive President Council, Society Automotive Engineers, Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association (chairman), Theta Delta Chi, Baltusrol Golf Club, Pine Valley (New Jersey) Golf Club, Morris County Golf Club.

Background

Vieser, Richard William was born on November 14, 1927 in Newark. Son of William L. and Viola S. (Coltorti) Vieser.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Lafayette College, 1951.

Career

Management trainee, Western Electric Company. New York City, 1951-1952;sales manager to division manager, Chatham electronics corporation/Tung Sol Electric, Livingston, New Jersey, 1954-1966;division general manager, Wagner Electric Corporation, Livingston, 1966-1970;vice president, Wagner Electric Corporation, Livingston, 1970;group vice president, Wagner Electric Corporation, Livingston, 1971-1973;president, Wagner Electric Corporation, Livingston, 1973-1974;chief Executive officer, Wagner Electric Corporation, Livingston, 1974-1979;executive vice president, Studebaker Worthington, 1979;executive vice president, McGraw-Edison Company, 1979-1984;president, chief operating officer, McGraw-Edison Company (now Cooper Industries), 1984-1985;chairman, chief Executive officer, Florida Industries, Inc., 1985-1989;chairman, chief Executive officer, Midland Ross Corporation, New Jersey, 1986-1989;chairman, president, chief Executive officer, Lear Siegler Diversified Holdings Corporation, Livingston, New Jersey, 1987-1989. Board directors Varian Associations, Control Data Corporation, Dresser Industries, Sybron Corporation, Indresco, Berg Electronics.

Membership

With United States Army, 1946-1948, Korea. Member Automotive President Council, Society Automotive Engineers, Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association (chairman), Theta Delta Chi, Baltusrol Golf Club, Pine Valley (New Jersey) Golf Club, Morris County Golf Club.

Connections

Married Lois Barbara Johnson, September 8, 1951. Children: Richard, Cheryl Vieser Kleckner, Cynthia, William, Jaime.

father:
William L. Vieser

mother:
Viola S. (Coltorti) Vieser

spouse:
Lois Barbara Johnson

child:
Richard Vieser

child:
Cheryl Vieser Kleckner Vieser

child:
Cynthia Vieser

child:
William Vieser

child:
Jaime Vieser