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Robert Franklin Hartenstein

utility executive.

Robert Franklin Hartenstein, American utility executive. Served as private United States Army, 1918; Member Illuminating Engineering Society (treasurer 1950-1952, national president 1955-1956), Navy League United States (president Summit County 1951-1952, Executive Board 1952-1954), Ohio Farm Electrification Council (chairman), Greater New Castle Association (director) 1965-1966).; Mason (Shriner).

Background

Hartenstein, Robert Franklin was born on January 22, 1900 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Son of Jacob Henry and Laura Geneva (Lyons) Hartenstein.

Education

Student of University Akron, 1918-1919, Ohio State University, 1919-1921.

Career

Chief rate clerk Ohio Edsion Company, 1922-1924, illuminating engineer, 1924-1941, superintendent electric and steam sales Akron div., 1943-1954, general supervisor commercial and farm sales, 1954-1962. In charge sales Pennsylvania Power Company, New Castle, 1962, vice president, since 1963. With Sylvania Electric Products Company.

New York City, 1942. Executive committee National Adequate Wiring Bureau, 1946-1950. Nat. sales committee Edison Electric Institute, 1946-1950. Governor Shrine Lexington Hospital for Crippled Children, 1955.

Membership

Served as private United States Army, 1918. Member Illuminating Engineering Society (treasurer 1950-1952, national president 1955-1956), Navy League United States (president Summit County 1951-1952, Executive Board 1952-1954), Ohio Farm Electrification Council (chairman), Greater New Castle Association (director) 1965-1966). Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: National Sales Executive (president Akron 1952-1953), Touchdown (president 1948).

Connections

Married Frances Emma Sanford, October 3, 1921. Children: James Sanford, Robert Brayton.

father:
Jacob Henry Hartenstein

mother:
Laura Geneva (Lyons) Hartenstein

spouse:
Frances Emma Sanford

children:
James Sanford Hartenstein

Robert Brayton Hartenstein