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William Albert Kern

telephone company executive.

William Albert Kern, American telephone company executive. Member Newcomen Society England, Telephone Pioneers American (nat. vice president 1958-1960), Colgate Alumni Corporation (senior vice president), Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Rochester Engineering Society, Rochester Association United Nations (director), Industrial Management Council (Executive Committee), Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Kern, William Albert was born on April 28, 1903 in Buffalo. Son of Alney George and Laura Grace (Whitehead) Kern.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, 1927.

Career

1 son, William Albert (M.D.). With New York Telephone Сompany, New York City, traffic department in Albany and Buffalo, 1927-1935. District traffic superintendent Rochester Telephone Corporation, 1935-1944, traffic superintendent, 1944, vice president, 1945-1952, executive vice president, 1952-1959, president, director, member Executive Committee, since 1959.

Membership

Member Newcomen Society England, Telephone Pioneers American (nat. vice president 1958-1960), Colgate Alumni Corporation (senior vice president), Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Rochester Engineering Society, Rochester Association United Nations (director), Industrial Management Council (Executive Committee), Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Ad, Rochester, Oak Hill Country (Rochester).

Connections

Married Elin Ohlson, June 14, 1930.

father:
Alney George Kern

mother:
Laura Grace (Whitehead) Kern

spouse:
Elin Ohlson