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patent corporation executive

William Robert Grier, American patent corporation executive. Achievements include patents pending for calculators and intelligent typewriters. Recipient commendations award, 1943. Deacon Presbyterian Church, New Vernon, New Jersey; Member of American Society Inventors, Society of America Inventors (life), Antique Automobile Club America, Florham Park (New Jersey) Country.

Background

Grier, William Robert was born on July 10, 1920 in Elmira, New York, United States. Son of Glen L. and Mina Marie (Root) Grier.

Education

Student in engring, Chamberlin Aircraft Training Division, Inc., Newark, 1939—1942. Student, American law and procedure LaSalle University, Extension, Chicago, 1948—1951.

Career

Engine lathe operator, machinist, inspector naval ordnance Crucible Steel Company America, 1940—1942. VA trainee with William S. Gubelmann, Convent, New Jersey, 1945—1948. Patent office manager, machine designer, inventor Realty and Industrial Corporation, Morristown, 1948—1980.

Vice president, secretary, engineering and patent manager R&I Patent Corporation, Morristown, 1974. Member choir, from 1935. With United States Air Force, 1942-1945.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents pending for calculators and intelligent typewriters.

Membership

Deacon Presbyterian Church, New Vernon, New Jersey. Member of American Society Inventors, Society of America Inventors (life), Antique Automobile Club America, Florham Park (New Jersey) Country.

Connections

Married Gladys Eleanor Tuttle, June 30, 1945. Children: Lynn Dian Grier Willis, Dale Elizabeth Grier McCoy.

father:
Glen L. Grier

mother:
Mina Marie (Root) Grier

spouse:
Gladys Eleanor Tuttle

child:
Lynn Dian Grier Willis Grier

child:
Dale Elizabeth Grier McCoy Grier