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Richard Ludwig

Richard Ludwig, American mechanical engineer.

Background

  • Ludwig, Richard was born on October 11, 1930 in Philadelphia. Son of Leon Harry and Sophia (Reese) Ludwig.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University, 1956; Master of Business Administration, Drexel University, 1960.

    Career

    • Inspector Crown Can, Philadelphia, 1947-1949. Analyst/draftsman Piasecki Helicopter Company, Morton, Pennsylvania, 1949-1951. Draftsman/designer Kaiser Metal Products, Bristol, 1951-1954.

      Designer/technician Philco Corporation, Philadelphia, 1954-1956. Engineer General Electric Company, 1956-1963, manager engineering and manager materials, 1964-1976. Structural design manager Emerson Electric Company, St. Louis, 1963-1964.

      President, chief executive officer Lavelle Aircraft Company, Philadelphia, since 1976. Witness United States Armed Services Committee and Sml. Business Committee on Procurement, 1984.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican Party

    Membership

    Member advisory council Pennsylvania Subcommittee for Sml. Business, 1984-1988, delegate for Pennsylvania White House Conference on Sml. Business, 1986, Conference on Sml. Business, 1984. Member American Defense Preparedness Association, National Association Manufacturers (board directors since 1988), Manufacturers Association Delaware Valley (board directors since 1982) National Federation of Indiana Business (chairman Guardians since 1982).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, chess, reading, writing.

    Connections

    • Married Sandra Edith Rabinowitz, April 22, 1933. Children: Carol Bree, Sherri Stein, Donna, Michelle.
    • child: Carol Bree Ludwig
    • child: Sherri Stein Ludwig
    • child: Donna Ludwig
    • child: Michelle Ludwig
    • mother: Sophia (Reese) Ludwig
    • spouse: Sandra Edith Rabinowitz
    • father: Leon Harry Ludwig
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    Born October 11, 1930
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    • 1956
      Drexel University
    • 1960
      Drexel University
    • 1947 - 1949
      Inspector Crown Can
    • 1949 - 1951
      analyst, /draftsman Piasecki Helicopter Company
    • 1951 - 1954
      draftsman/designer, Kaiser Metal Products
    • 1954 - 1956
      designer, /technician Philco Corporation
    • 1963 - 1964
      structural design manager, Emerson Electric Company
    • 1976
      president, officer Lavelle Aircraft Company
    • 1976
      chief executive, officer Lavelle Aircraft Company
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