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vice president , director , General Motors Corporation

Thomas P. Archer, American vice president, director, General Motors Corporation. Served United States Naval Air Service, 1917-1919.; member of the board regents General Motors Institute.

Background

Archer, Thomas P. was born on March 1, 1885 in Centerburg, Ohio, United States. Son of William G. and Jennie (Porter) Archer.

Education

Began as reporter, 1903. With J. V. Pilcher Manufacturing Company, Louisville, Kentucky, and Windsor, Ontario, 1906-1917. Became pressroom foreman Ternstedt Manufacturing Company (later div. of General Motors Corporation), 1919.

General manager Ternstedt Manufacturing Division, 1926-1929, director operations Fisher Body Division, 1929-1943, vice president General Motors Corporation, 1943, general manager Fisher Division, 1944-1946, group executive since 1946.

Career

General manager Ternstedt Mfg. General Motors Corporation, 1943, general manager Fisher Division, 1944-1946, group exec.

Membership

Served United States Naval Air Service, 1917-1919. Member of the board regents General Motors Institute. Clubs: Detroit Athletic, Bloomfield Hills Country, Recess (Detroit), Country.

Connections

Married Frances Buell, June 30, 1933.

father:
William G. Archer

mother:
Jennie (Porter) Archer

spouse:
Frances Buell