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Sherwood Lester Florian Edit Profile

Manufacturing executive

Sherwood Lester Florian was American manufacturing executive. Member of Society Manufacturing Engr s., Abrasive Engineering Society, Wire Association, Diamond Wheel Manufacturers Institute, Industrial Diamond Association, Sarasota Yacht, United States Power Squadren.

Background

Florian, Sherwood Lester was born on June 21, 1920 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frank Benjamin and Gertrude Bruce Bruce.

Education

Student, Hillyer College, 1939.

Career

Owner Florian Company, Hartford, 1947—1951. Partner H.P. Loewenberg Company, 1951—1956. Co-founder, vice president Amplex Corporation, Bloomfield, Connecticut, 1956—1976.

President, director, 1976—1982. Chairman, chief executive officer, 1982—1984. Partner Britton Diamond Laboratories, 1978—1984.

Consultant Florian Associates, since 1984. Director Amplex International. Partner Britton Associates, since 1978.

With United States Air Force, 1942-1945.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Society Manufacturing Engr s., Abrasive Engineering Society, Wire Association, Diamond Wheel Manufacturers Institute, Industrial Diamond Association, Sarasota Yacht, United States Power Squadren.

Connections

Married Shirley Moeller, September 23, 1942. Children: John, William, Nanette.

father:
Frank Benjamin

mother:
Gertrude Bruce Bruce

spouse:
Shirley Moeller

child:
John Florian

child:
William Florian

child:
Nanette Florian