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Tool manufacturing company executive

Ronald Francis Lawrence Gilrain was American tool manufacturing company executive. Board director United Community Services, New Britain, 1984, Central Connecticut State University Foundation, 1984, New Britain Foundation Giving, 1984, New Britain Municipal Action Council; Member of Machinery and Allied Products Institute, New Britain Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Gilrain, Ronald Francis Lawrence was born on March 7, 1927 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of Francis Lawrence and Mary W. (Judge) Gilrain.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Seton Hall U., 1949. Master of Business Administration, Rutgers University, 1953. Advertising manager Merck & Company Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, 1949-1960.

Marketing manager Stanley Tools, NewBritain, Connecticut, 1960-1963, sales marketing manager, 1963-1969, sales & marketing director, Europe, 1969-1972, president, general manager Stanley Magic Door, Farmington, Connecticut, 1972-1980. Vice president public affairs The Stanley Works, Avon, Connecticut, 1980-1993. Retired 1993; Board of directors Central Connecticut State University Foundation, 1984, NewBritain Foundation Giving, 1984, United Communities Services, New Britain, 1984, New Britain Municipal Action Council.

Career

Advertising manager Merck & Company Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, 1949—1960. Marketing manager Stanley Tools, New Britain, Connecticut, 1960—1963, sales marketing manager, 1963—1969, sales and marketing director Europe, 1969—1972. President and general manager Stanley Magic Door, Farmington, 1972—1980.

Vice president public affairs The Stanley Works, Avon, 1980—1993. Retired, 1993; With United States Navy, 1944-1946.

Membership

Board director United Community Services, New Britain, 1984, Central Connecticut State University Foundation, 1984, New Britain Foundation Giving, 1984, New Britain Municipal Action Council. Member of Machinery and Allied Products Institute, New Britain Chamber of Commerce.

Connections

Married Alice Carol Reed, January 3, 1950. Children: Leigh, Wendy, David, Kevin, Mark.

father:
Francis Lawrence Gilrain

mother:
Mary W. (Judge) Gilrain

spouse:
Alice Carol Reed

child:
Leigh Gilrain

child:
Wendy Gilrain

child:
David Gilrain

child:
Kevin Gilrain

child:
Mark Gilrain