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educator , Manufacturing executive

Wilmer Colebrook Cooling, American manufacturing executive, educator. Decorated Bronze Star with cluster. Fellow: American Institute Industrial Engineers, Society Advancement Management, Royal Society Arts; member: English Speaking Union, Industrial Management Association, Yacht of Sea Isle City.

Background

Cooling, Wilmer Colebrook was born on April 16, 1921 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. Son of Wilmer J. and Pauline (Kolck) Cooling.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Pennsylvania Military College, 1942. Bachelor of Science in Military Science (honorary), Pennsylvania Military College, 1946. Master of Business Administration in Industrial Management, Temple University, 1949.

Career

Industrial engineer United States Rubber Company, Passaic, New Jersey, 1946, L. H. Gilmer Division, Tacony, Pennsylvania, 1946—1948, Atlantic Refining Company, Philadelphia, 1948—1950. Manager methods and standards International Resistance Company, 1950—1956. Corporation chief industrial engineer Engelhard Industries, Inc., Newark, 1956—1962.

Director industrial engineering Airtron division Litton Industries, Morris Plains, 1962—1963. Corporation staff industrial engineer American Radiator & Standard Sanitary Supply Company, New York City, 1963—1966. Department vp, manager electro-mechanic aerospace and marine system Engelhard Minerals & Chemicals Corporation, East Newark, New Jersey, 1966—1971.

Vp personnel and industrial relations Engelhard Industries Division, Murray Hill, New York, 1971—1973, director industrial relations, 1973—1983, consultant, since 1983. Instructor Rutgers University, 1954. Shop adviser Wharton School, University Pennsylvania, 1955—1956.

Consultant to assistant secretary of defense for properties and installations, 1954—1956. Lecturer Management Center, Cambridge. Captain United States Army, 1942-1946.

Works

Membership

Fellow: American Institute Industrial Engineers, Society Advancement Management, Royal Society Arts. Member: English Speaking Union, Industrial Management Association, Yacht of Sea Isle City.

Connections

Married Louise Andrew Dalton, May 4, 1946. Children: Andrew C., Janet L., Mary Louise.

father:
Wilmer J. Cooling

mother:
Pauline (Kolck) Cooling

spouse:
Louise Andrew Dalton

child:
Andrew C. Cooling

child:
Janet L. Cooling

child:
Mary Louise Cooling