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Engineer

Thomas Andrew Dwenger, American Engineer.

Background

Dwenger, Thomas Andrew was born on June 17, 1945 in Dayton. Son of Ferdinand Bernard and Velma Theresa (Woeste) Dwenger.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, 1969.

Career

Staff tire designer, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio., 1968-1972; senior tire designer, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Luxembourg, 1972-1977; section head aircraft tires section, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio., 1977-1984; chief engineer, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio., since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor asymmetric tread aircraft tire, 1988.

Membership

Member Stark County Soil & Water Conservation District, Canton, Ohio, since 1989, Evangelical Lutheran Church American Strategy for Akron Area, 1987-1991. Treasurer Lutheran Council Greater Akron, 1988-1992. Elder, finance secretary, member council St. John/St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, president church council, 1991-1992.

Member Society Automotive Engineers (chairman A-5C subcommittee on aircraft tires since 1988), Tire and Rim Association (chairman aircraft tire subcommittee 1985-1987, 89-90, 92, delegate to International Standards Organization, since 1986), Rubber Manufacturers Association, Aircraft Tire Engineering Committee, Goodyear Antique Auto Club (treasurer 1990-1993, secretary since 1993), Farm Bureau.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: antique/unique autos, farming, softball.

Connections

Married Brenda Lee Langsdon, May 28, 1966. Children: Kelly, Kevin.

father:
Ferdinand Bernard Dwenger

mother:
Velma Theresa (Woeste) Dwenger

spouse:
Brenda Lee Langsdon

children:
Kevin Dwenger

Kelly Dwenger