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Fluid power company executive

Theodore Norman Duncan, American fluid power company executive. Registered professional engineer, Oklahoma.

Background

Duncan, Theodore Norman was born on December 18, 1921 in New York City. Son of William F. and Sarah L. Duncan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1943. Postgraduate, University Tulsa, 1950—1951. Postgraduate, Drury College, 1956—1957.

Career

General manager aerospace division Sperry Vickers, Troy, Michigan, 1965—1966, vice president, 1966—1968. Vice president, general manager Mobile Division, 1968—1973, vice president international, 1973—1980. President Vickers, Inc., Troy, since 1980.

Chairman Vickers S.Y.S. Canada. Director overseas subsidiary, board directors Milwaukee School Engineering, 1984—1985, Master Data Center, Inc., Southfield, 1984—1985. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1947, PTO.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Oklahoma.

Membership

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Greater Detroit Chamber of Commerce, Michigan C. of Chamber (board directors 1983-1987), American National Standards Institute (executive council 1983-1986), International Road Federation (board directors 1984-1986), International Operations Council Machinery & Allied Products Institute 1984-1986, National Fluid Power Association 1983-1986, (chairman since 1986, chairman advisory panel hydraulic competitiveness & compatability 1983-1984), Construction Industry Manufacturing Association (technical board since 1984), Society Manufacturing Engineers, American Society Metals, Bloomfield Open Hunt (Michigan).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, horseback riding, sailing.

Connections

Married Perdema Mauree Miller Duncan, June 15, 1946. Children: Claudia Mauree Burckard, Sara Diane Klepper, Jennifer Lynn Salter.

father:
William F.

mother:
Sarah L. Duncan

spouse:
Perdema Mauree Miller Duncan

child:
Claudia Mauree Burckard Duncan

child:
Sara Diane Klepper Duncan

child:
Jennifer Lynn Salter Duncan