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Apparel executive

Robert Lawrence Connors, American apparel executive. Achievements include patents in field. Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York State Professional Engineering Society, American Association Chemists & Colorists.

Background

Connors, Robert Lawrence was born on April 24, 1927 in Buffalo. Son of Frank Joseph and Lucy (Kennedy) Connors.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1947. Postgraduate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1947. Master of Science in Management Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1966.

Career

General, manager fabric division, manager engineering researcher, vice president manufacturing Van Raalte, Incorporated, New York York City, 1947—1966. Vice president manufacturing Native Textiles division Indian Head, Inc., 1966—1971, vice president, 1971—1974, Kurt Salmon Associates, Atlanta, 1974—1979. Corporation vice president, director VF Corporation, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, 1979.

Member Advisory Committee Pension Payment, since 1983, director.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in field.

Membership

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York State Professional Engineering Society, American Association Chemists & Colorists.

Connections

Married Virginia Claire Weiss, May 20, 1952. Children: Frank Joseph, Alyce Elizabeth, Henry Edward, Robert Lawrence, Helen Gertrude.

father:
Frank Joseph Connors

mother:
Lucy (Kennedy) Connors

spouse:
Virginia Claire Weiss

child:
Frank Joseph Connors

child:
Alyce Elizabeth Connors

child:
Henry Edward Connors

child:
Robert Lawrence Connors

child:
Helen Gertrude Connors