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William George Franklin Edit Profile

Manufacturing executive

William George Franklin, American manufacturing executive.

Background

Franklin, William George was born on September 14, 1921 in Schenectady, New York, United States. Son of Raymond Fred and Edna Laura (Faustmann) Franklin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1943.

Career

Chemical engineer Exxon, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1943-1948. Vice president David Smith Steel Company, Brooklyn, 1948-1969. President Hillside Spinning & Stamping, Union, New Jersey, since 1969.

President Hillside Metal Ware Company, Union, since 1969, Aero Metal Products Company, Union, since 1981.

Membership

Chairman Governor's Debt Collection, Trenton, New Jersey, 1982-1983. President Union County Economic Development, Union, 1985-1986. Director Young Men’s Christian Association, Scotch Plains, New Jersey, 1972-1981.

Member Summit Republican Committee. Member National Housewares Association, National Association Food Equipment, Manufacturers Association, Cookware Manufacturer Association (director, past president), Baltusrol Golf Club, Wyndemere Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, model railroading, skiing, charities.

Connections

Married Florence Smith, March 27, 1948. William George, Cynthia Lee. Married Frances Engwall, January 30, 1995.

father:
Raymond Fred Franklin

mother:
Edna Laura (Faustmann) Franklin

spouse:
Florence Smith

spouse:
Frances Engwall