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Robert Allen Stranahan

manufacturer executive.

Robert Allen Stranahan, American manufacturer executive. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Automobile Old Timers, N.A.M. (Old Timers’ Council).; Mason (33°).

Background

Stranahan, Robert Allen was born on July 7, 1886 in Buffalo. Son of Robert A. and Elizabeth (Whitehill) Stranahan.

Education

Student Stone’s School, Boston. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1908. Doctor of Laws, University Toledo, 1952.

Career

Stepchildren—James F., Lewis, Mistress Page Lewis Jennings. President Champion Spark Plug Company, 1910-1954, chairman, since 1954. Director Woolson Spice Company, since 1917.

President Stranahan, Harris & Company, 1924-1929, chairman, 1929-1948.

Membership

Member Society Automotive Engineers, Automobile Old Timers, N.A.M. (Old Timers’ Council). Mason (33°).

Connections

Married Agnes McColl, June 2, 1908.; married second, Page Ellyson Lewis, March 18, 1920. Children: Elsie (Mistress.

father:
Robert A. Stranahan

mother:
Elizabeth (Whitehill) Stranahan

spouses:
Agnes McColl

Page Ellyson Lewis

child:
Elsie (Mrs Stranahan