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Stanley H. Hobson

manufacturer executive.

Stanley H. Hobson, American manufacturer executive. Member American Gas Association, Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association, American Ordnance Association, Rockford Engineering Society, Illinois Society Professional Engineers, Illinois State, Rockford C.’s of Commerce.

Background

Hobson, Stanley H. was born on September 26, 1892 in Pecatonica Illinois. Son of Herbert H. and Cora (Hamilton) Hobson.

Education

Student Rockford School Engineering.

Career

Assistant superintendent Trahern Pump Company, Rockford, 1911-1914, superintendent, 1915-1920. Director engineering George D. Roper Corporation, 1920-1932, works manager, 1932-1936, executive vice president, 1936-1943, president since 1943. President Roper Ordnance Division (subsidiary of George D. Roper Corporation).

Membership

Member American Gas Association, Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association, American Ordnance Association, Rockford Engineering Society, Illinois Society Professional Engineers, Illinois State, Rockford C.’s of Commerce. Clubs: Furniture (Chicago).

Connections

Married Marguerite Francis, October 7, 1914. Children: Nancy (Mistress.

father:
Herbert H. Hobson

mother:
Cora (Hamilton) Hobson

spouse:
Marguerite Francis

child:
Nancy (Mrs Hobson