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Thomas Richard Thomsen

communications company executive

Thomas Richard Thomsen, American communications company executive. Trustee Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; board directors Tele. Pioneer Foundation, since 1997. Member Telephone Pioneers American (former president), Pi Tau Sigma, Sigma Tau.

Background

Thomsen, Thomas Richard was born on July 29, 1935 in Avoca, Iowa, United States. Son of Howard August and Edna Mary (Walker) Thomsen.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, U. Nebraska, 1958;Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973.

Career

Engineer, Western Electric Company, Omaha, 1957-1964;manager, Western Electric Company, Columbus, Ohio., 1964-1972;vice president Bell Sales West, Western Electric Company, Morristown, New Jersey, 1979-1980;assistant vice president operations staff, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, 1980-1981;executive vice president, Western Electric Corporation, New York City, 1981-1982;president, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Technology Systems, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, 1982-1990;Chairman, Board Of Directors, Lithium Technology Corporation, Pennsylvania, since 1990. Board directors Transcrypt International Corporation, Lithium Technology Corporation, U. Nebraska Technology Park.

Membership

Trustee Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Board directors Tele. Pioneer Foundation, since 1997.

Member Telephone Pioneers American (former president), Pi Tau Sigma, Sigma Tau.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Raylene Alice Tomes, September 1, 1956. Children: Jeffrey, Cathy.

father:
Howard August Thomsen

mother:
Edna Mary (Walker) Thomsen

spouse:
Raylene Alice Tomes

children:
Jeffrey Thomsen

Cathy Thomsen