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Ceramist , Package company executive

Sonja Franz Unger, Croatian Package company executive, ceramist. Recipient Golden Door award Nationalities Superior vena cava syndrome Center, 1975, CommunitySvc. award Cuyahoga County Commissioners, 1975; Sonja F. Unger Day proclaimed by Mayor of Cleveland, 1975.

Background

Unger, Sonja Franz was born on October 28, 1921 in Zagreb, Croatia, Yugoslavia. Daughter of Karl Dragutin and Elisabeth (Bihler) Franz. came to the United States, 1947.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Zagreb, 1944. Master of Science in Architecture, University Zagreb, 1945.

Career

City planner Ministry of Construction, Zagreb, 1945-1947. Architect John Graham, Washington, 1947-1953. Corporation secretary, designer The Unger Company, Cleveland, 1953-1994.

Visiting committee member Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland.

Membership

Member citizens advising committee Juvenile Court Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Assistant secretary Glenville Neighborhood Center, Cleveland. Vice chairman, secretary Cuyahoga County Democratic Executive Committee, Cleveland.

Ward leader Shaker Heights Democratic Party, 1958-1978. Forelady Grand Jury Cuyahoga County. Vice president Nationalities Superior vena cava syndrome Center, Cleveland.

Member Cercle/Confs. Francaises. Mme. Il Cenacolo Italiano (president), Croatian Foundation of America (vice president), Am.Croating Academy Club (vice president), Print Club of Cleveland, Cleveland Skating Club, Cleveland Playhouse Club, City Club of Cleveland, Cleveland Blue Book.

Connections

Married Paul A. Unger, January 2, 1947. Children: Alan, Gerald, Tamara.

father:
Karl Dragutin Franz

mother:
Elisabeth (Bihler) Franz

spouse:
Paul A. Unger

child:
Alan Unger

child:
Tamara Unger

child:
Gerald Unger