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Manufacturing executive

Robert Allen Kraay, American manufacturing executive. Achievements include patents in field. Trustee North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University, Greensboro, since 1978; Member of Four Hills Country Club (Albuquerque), Spring Brook Country Club (Morristown, New Jersey), Greensboro Country Club.

Background

Kraay, Robert Allen was born on May 18, 1922 in Highland, Indiana, United States. Son of Arthur W. and Minnie (Brink) Kraay.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1944. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957.

Career

General manager Kansas City Works Western Electric Company, Lee's Summit, Missouri, 1968—1971, Northern Illinois Works, Chicago, 1972, vice president personnel and labor relations Greensboro, North Carolina, 1972—1976, vice president purchasing and transportation, 1976—1982. Executive vice president, director Sandia Corporation, Albuquerque, 1971—1972. Vice president engineering resources American Telephone & Telegraph Company Technologies, New York City, since 1983.

Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Membership

Trustee North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University, Greensboro, since 1978. Member of Four Hills Country Club (Albuquerque), Spring Brook Country Club (Morristown, New Jersey), Greensboro Country Club.

Connections

Married Pearl Ethel Santefort, November 5, 1945. Children: Daniel Allen, Bradley Arthur.

father:
Arthur W. Kraay

mother:
Minnie (Brink) Kraay

spouse:
Pearl Ethel Santefort

child:
Daniel Allen Kraay

child:
Bradley Arthur Kraay