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office systems company executive

Thomas George Povey, American office systems company executive. Decorated Air medal; named Remington Dartnell Salesman of Year, 1950. Served as First lieutenant with United States Air Force, 1942-1945.; Member Smithsonian Associations, International Systems Dealer Association (board directors 1977-1978, Founders award 1991), Office Systems Equipment Cooperative (president 1978-1980), Pi Delta Epsilon (president 1948).

Background

Povey, Thomas George was born on December 27, 1920 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Thomas and Blanche (Groff) Povey.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Temple University, 1948.

Career

With Sperry Remington division Sperry Rand Corporation, Philadelphia, 1948—1960, eastern regional general sales manager, 1960—1963, national general sales manager New York City, 1966—1967, director marketing Marietta, Ohio, 1968—1971, vice president marketing, 1972—1973, vice president federal government marketing Washington, 1973—1976. President, chairman board Remco Business Systems, Inc., 1976—1995. Lecturer Newark High School, 1954—1956, Belleville High School, New Jersey, 1956—1958, Fairleigh Dickinson College, Paterson, New Jersey, 1957—1958, Pace College, New York City, 1965—1995, Georgetown University, Washington, 1974, educational television, New York City, 1965—1995.

1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1942-1945.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

Male and female have common humanity, having equal worth in the eyes of God. The erroneous notion that one gender is superior to another should be rejected.

Membership

Served as First lieutenant with United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Smithsonian Associations, International Systems Dealer Association (board directors 1977-1978, Founders award 1991), Office Systems Equipment Cooperative (president 1978-1980), Pi Delta Epsilon (president 1948).

Connections

Married Bettina O. Houghton, June 2, 1945. Children: Bettina C., Denise E. With SperryRemington division.

father:
Thomas Povey

mother:
Blanche (Groff) Povey

spouse:
Bettina O. Houghton

child:
Denise E. With SperryRemington div Povey

child:
Bettina C. Povey