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appliance manufacturing company executive

Sterling Orville Swanger, appliance manufacturing company executive. Registered professional engineer, Iowa.

Background

Swanger, Sterling Orville was born on January 5, 1922. Son of Orville M. and Alma Louise Swanger.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1947. Postgraduate, University Virginia, 1965.

Career

Industrial engineer Maytag Company, Newton, Iowa, 1947—1952, methods engineer, 1952—1954, assistant chief methods engineer, 1954—1957, chief methods engineer, 1957—1968, manager production engineering, 1968—1971, manager engineering, 1971—1974, assistant vice president manufacturing, 1974—1975, vice president manufacturing, 1975—1986, senior vice president and chief manufacturing officer, 1986—1987, also director, consultant, from 1987. With Army of the United States, 1943-1946.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Iowa.

Membership

Member Newton Pllanning and Zoning Commission, 1966—1970. Trustee Newton Skiff Hospital, 1970—1985, chairman, 1982—1985. Trustee Progress Industries, 1987—1990, chairman, 1991.

Member of National Society of Professional Engineers, A. Ordnance Association, American Management Association, National Management Association, Iowa Engineering Society, Newton Country Club, Elks.

Connections

Married Maxine O. Hindman, July 2, 1950. 1 child Eric.

father:
Orville M.

mother:
Alma Louise Swanger

spouse:
Maxine O. Hindman

child:
Eric Swanger