Westclox History from 1960 to 1969
R. H. Matthiessen - retires as Board Chairman - continues as Director of
General Time. First President of Parent Company - General
Time Corporation, in 1930.
Erard Matthiessen - resigned as Director
B. K. Wickstrum - Executive Vice President and Director
Edward Jamison - Vice President and Director of Finance and will also continue
G . C. Ellis -Elected Treasurer and will continue as Comptroller
James W. Hawthorne - general Manager of Haydon Division - appointed V.P.
Promotions - Westclox
F . R . Bonnet - Comptroller
J . Richmond - Supervision Industrial Timers - Eng. (st . 1957)
W . Fitzsimmons , Jr . - Assistant Foreman Ordnance Subassembly ( effective
1/1 Reporting to Harry Coulter Foreman of Dept.
G. Hynard - Manager of Ordnance
W. P. Beck - Chief Engineer Clocks and Watches (replacing C. Sauter)
A. Bridger - Assistant Industrial Sales Mgr. - reporting to J. Bruce Industrial
C. Burger - Foreman Timing Racks
B. Abdella - N. Y. Regional Mgr.
J. Finnell - Regional Sales Supervisor N. Y. Region
B. A. Freitag - Accounting Service Mgr.
J. Segatta - Transferred to General Time Internal Audit Staff
E. Reitgraf - Supervisor Mail Order (st. 8/1935)
D. Dwornik - Manager - Q.C.
Mel Hahn - Assistant Foreman Vibrating Dept. (St. 1936)
J. VonHolstein - Product Mgr. Electric Clocks
D. F. Clemens - Product Mgr. Clock Radios
Barney Cerri - Foreman Shipping - replacing Nick Trillet who died 10/
R. Weaver - Specialty Sales Mgr.
Westclox Christmas Party
Westclox Received Award for Weather Observations
Westclox Presented "A" Award of Honor for Safety
Layoffs Cause Concern - Sales Down (especially autoclocks)
Blister Pack - introduced for packaging clocks - displays
transferred from engineering department to Quality Control
Frank Bartels - Supervisor
Quarter Century Club
43 years old. Largest class to enter - 101 - new members.
Of this class, 5 will be honored for 35 years service.
R. Culbertson entered Quarter Century Club.
John Kurkowski - Honored for 50 years service - started in 1910, at age 15.
General Time Research Laboratory
Developed "INCREMAG" - controlled device for taking
pictures and programming on T.V. TIROS metrological satellite.
Clocks - Wall - 8 Day Keywound - Scroll, Camden, Granby, Athens, Embers
Clock Radio - Travelaire (Transistor w/keywound clock)
Cordless Battery Clock - wall - Haywood $16.95
1960 Sales - $60,508,356
Loss - (1,594,238)
Horace Walton- V.P. Finance and Secretary General Time Corporation
Forrest Price - V.P. and General Manager Seth Thomas
Harry Whitehead - V.P. and Director of Manufacturing - G.T.C.
R. B. Holly - V.P. and General Manager Westclox Division
D. Caverly - Director of Engineering - G.T.C. (elected V.P. Eng. 196?)
G. Fraker - General Time Director & V.P. of Government Relations
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J. Graham - Plant Manager Athens Plant
L. Cordes - Assistant General Manager - Westclox Divisions
Harold Millikin - (Mgr. of Marketing) Special Assistant to General Mgr. Westclox
R. C. Shee - Manager of Marketing - Westclox Divisions
J. L. Bruce - (Ind. Sales Manager) Manager of Industrial Sales - Westclox
B. J. Adbella - Sales Manager - Eastern Division (st. 1959)
E. E. Connel - Marketing Service Manager
D. E. McConaughy - Marketing Development Manager
E. J. Almstedt - Product Manager - Keywound Clocks (st. 1957)
H. E. Burch - National Sales Manager (1948 st.)
J. H. Finnell - Product Manager - Watches (1959)
J. E. Dana - Assistant to Manager of Marketing (st. 1956)
George Shaver - Plant Engineer
R. H. Preiser - Chief Engineer - Industrial Products
E. F. Cielaszyk - Supervisor Watches - Engineering (st. 1/27/41)
John Serafini - Chief Cost Estimator (st. 1950)
Corporate - Directors In Office
W. T. Taylor
D. G. Mitchell
E. B. Wilkinson
M. W. Lowell
H. C. Walton
R. C. Taylor
B. K. Wickstrum - Executive V.P.
J. H. Schmidt
D. J. Hawthorne - President
W. M. Robbins
R. H. Matthiessen, Jr. - Chairman
W. H. Wheeler, Jr,
Westclox donates land to Peru for Park purposes - three acres adjacent to
McKinley School (East end of Peru)
Westclox Engineering holds First Annual Conference 1/20/61. Engineering Man
of the Year Award - E. H. Beiser
National Safety Council Contest - Safety Award - First Place - July 1, 1960
— June 30, 1961 (4,787,421 hours)
Westclox fire Department - appointed Jim Meyer Westclox Fire Chief, replacing
Anton Schaeffer who retired.
Electric Moonbeam - silent alarm - flashing light
Dash Springwound - $4.98 Pl; $5.98 Lum.
First fully automated clock movement assembly line, and a large portion
of sub-assembly work was also automated.
$65,599,666 (8.4% higher than 1960; Net income - $472,885;
Foreign subsidiaries accounted for 18% of total sales.
(Investment in Research, Development & Engineering averaged 4% of dollar
sales in 1961.)
WTX Military Order backlog at the end of the year in excess
of $6,500,000 - compared to $1,500,000 at the end of 1960.
General Time leading position in the field of Data collection
with Stromberg Transacter System - During 1960 - 150 Units; 1961 500 units
delivered (Transacter Input Stations).
Electronic Systems Division - located Stamford, Conn.
New Plant under construction in Toluca, Mexico (50% interest
in factory for General Time - expected to open in 1962.)
Quarter Century Club
More than 1,000 employees in General Time Plants (Illinois,
Connecticut & Canada) belong to Quarter Century Club.
Full employment - 7,000 (all divisions of General Time -
Wages - $27,041,662)
D Hawthorne - Chairman of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of General
B. K. Wickstrum - President of General Time Corporation
D. G. Mitchell - Chairman Executive Committee
H. C. Egerton - V.P. General Time Corporation and General Manager Stromberg
R. L. Shaw - V.P. Westclox Div & Manager of Marketing Consumer Prod.
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J. Serafini - Controller's Special a Assistant
F. Kotecki - Foreman Fuze
J. Heitmann - Foreman Trade Repair
J. Jones - Marketing Dev. Manager
Roy May - Manager of Trade Repair
Bob Hornecker - Field Service Manager
Norman Utz - Assistant Foreman Clock Assembly(Small Clock)
W. A. Hilliard - Chief Engineer - Consumer Products (8/1/62)
J. McNamara - System and Procedure Administrator (LaSalle, Athens)
W. B. Baugh - Budget Supervisor
Lyle Hahn - Assistant Foreman (night shift) Ordnance Parts and Subassembly
Roman Kotecki, Jr. - Supervisor, Product Engineering
General Time Acquires - Barth Engineering and Manufacturing Company
(Meridian, Connecticut - Makers of Electronic Systems
Westclox - General Time Corporation (LaSalle)
Participates in developing NEAR RECEIVER (National Emergency
System) and in production of same.
In a talk by Mr. R. B. Hally - the news came through that
Westclox Division LaSalle - was to Phase Out Autoclocks to the Athens Plant.
Westclox Engineering Second Annual Conference
R. Cofoid, Supervisor Engineering - was presented "Man
of The Year" award.
Quarter Century Club
46 years - F. Radke elected president
Westclox - LaSalle (Misc.)
Safety Award - Westclox LaSalle - 3,250 man years of work
without loss time accident.
LaSalle series of jeweled watches were introduced - retailing
$10 - $20.
75% of all Clock Movements assembly - fully mechanized (Automatic
Solid State Clock - (no moving parts) - newest in electronic
Westclox "Drowsewood" - Drowse movement allowing
5 - 10 minutes extra sleep.
7/1962 - General Time entered into an agreement with National
Cash Register (Ohio) for marketing and servicing TRANSACTER DATA COLLECTION
EQUIPMENT - manufactured and developed by Stromberg Division.
PLANT - in Toluca, Mexico opened for production.
ADDITIONAL FACILITIES - purchased in Athens, Georgia for
assembly of Autoclocks being transferred from Westclox laSalle.
General Time Sales - $69,171,131 - (Military sales for the
year approximately $7,000,000 - Defense Backlog year end $8,000,000.
D. J. Hawthorne - Chairman General Time Corporation Board of Directors -
B. K. Wickstrum - Chief Executive Officer
Quarter Century Club
Active members - 963 - 265 Associate Members
Total membership - 1228
50 Year Awards ($1000 Government Bond) to -
Max E. Blocki
J. Serafini - Supervisor Data Processing - then to Div. Budget Mgr.
M. E. Schlenker - Manager of Engineering - General Time Director of Overseas
Mel Hahn - Foreman Vibrating
Gene Koehler - Assistant Foreman - Scheduling
R. Shields - foreman Inventory Control
Walter Poceliuka - Contract Administrator Ordnance
J. Ebers - Westclox - LaSalle - Plant Controller - then to Div. Controller
H. Legget - (Was Foreman Clock Assembly) - Foreman Power Press
*See Below J. Flanagan - (Was Foreman Power Press) - Special Assignment -
reporting to Manager of Manufacturing - George Smith
H. Terando - Foreman Watch Subassembly and Clock Subassembly
F. Rigazio& Karl Kuetzer - Tool Department Foreman
Al West - Foreman Machinery and Tool Design
R. Preiser - Chief Engineer Industrial Products and New Products
R. Ristau, Jr. - Chief Manufacturing Engineer - Military Products
D. Hayden - Data Processing Manager
R. Garner - Assistant Foreman Inspection - Military Products
K. Brackman - Assistant Foreman Ordnance Subassembly
R. Herrman - Tool Apprentice Supervisor
J. Flanagan - Superintendent Tooling
W. Baugh - LaSalle Plant Controller
L. Murato - Superintendent Data Processing
Westclox Awarded National Safety Council Highest Award - 4th consecutive
Westclox engineering Third Annual Conference - E. F. Cielaszyk awarded "Man
of the Year Award"
Pocket Watch to be transferred to new assembly line (automated)
James W. Hawthorne - V.P. Planning & Administration of G. T. Corporation
(was V.P. and general Manager haydon Div of G. T. C.)
H. C. Edgerton - V.P. and General Manager of new Industrial Products Division
- consolidation of Haydon and Stromberg Div (Was - V.P. and General Manager
of Stromberg Div.)
Don G. Mitchel - Chairman of the Board of Directors of G.T.C.
H. B. Whitehead - V.P. International Operations of G.T.C. (and operations
- Great Britain, Canada, Virgin Islands, South America, Mexico, Hong Kong)
Dave L. Bennett - International Sales Manager - retired
General Time Earnings Up 41.6% in first nine months of year.
In Office - Westclox
G. H. Smith - Factory Manager in LaSalle
R. Ristau - Chief Manufacturing Engineer - Military Products
Ross Culbertson - Manufacturing Superintendent
1963 Christmas Party -2800 children (4800 w/adults) - Children and Grandchildren
of employees of Westclox
Vacation - July 20 — August 2, 1964
Foreman's Club - - - - - - - - elected - Joe King as President
Transfer - Auto Clocks to Athens
Chevrolet - 8
American Motors - 1
Oldsmobile - 1
Cadillac - 1
Ford - 1
Added - 10/64
Pullwind to 77 Movement (Scotland type)
H. B. Whitehead - Senior V.P. - Assignments include operating responsibility
for - automotive, appliance, and other other equipment products, including
the Athens Autoclock plant and york, Pa. plant - retains responsibility for
International operations, manufacturing and purchasing.
R. B. Hally - V.P. - names General manager of Westclox Consumer Products
- LaSalle and Athens - and responsibility of Military Products ad LaSalle.
F. W. Price - V.P. and General Manager Seth Thomas division - named - V/P/
marketing (Consumer) - responsible for consumer Marketing for Westclox Divisions
Sales up 33.7% - Record Sales (Sales increased for fifth consecutive year
($91,622,000) (1964 - 79,904,000)
R. Ristau (Chief Manufacturing Engineer - Military Products) - now - Assistant
Chief Industrial Engineer - reporting to R. St. Martin Chief Industrial Engineer.
M. Heider (Superintendent - Military Products) - now - Assistant Manufacturing
Superintendent reporting to Ross Culbertson, manufacturing superintendent.
G. Keith (foreman Chemical Laboratory) - now - reports to A. Spetzler, Manufacturing
Pete Trost (Payroll Supervisor) - January 1, 1965 - w/50 years service
Christ Foockle - January 31, 1965
(Both received $1,000 Government Bond)
Suggestion System Put In Effect
1st Prize 1966 Ford Mustang, plus $2,781.30 cash - won by
Ruby L. harmon 9Improve application of bonding cement to the hairspring and
stud) - cost savings $18,542 annually.
22 Suggestions adopted - Cost savings of $38,103.45 annually.
Cash Awards given - $5.082.31
General Time Sales
New Battery Movement "Auditron"
General Time Corporation offices moved to Stamford, Connecticut - new building.
Athens Plant to convert only to Consumer Products -
Autoclock manufacturing at Athens Plant 2 - to b e moved to new facilities
in Davidson, North Carolina - Precision Products and Parts Division of General
General Time sold Stromberg Time Recorder business to MITE Industries.
Record Sales - first 9 months - $80,976,000 (1965 - first nine months - $66,018,000)
G. H. Smith - Plant Manager
Burton Richards - retired (Editor of Tick Talk) - Industrial Relations department.
(St. 1924) (Retired June 17, 1966)
Magic Touch alarm
Wrist Watches added to Westclox Crown Line
Sales 1966 - $110,880,000 - 21% increase from 1965 ($91,624,000) Net income
Military Shipments - $29,000,000 - expect to increase in 1967 to between
$36,000,000 - $40,000,000
Kitchen Timers (8/66) 850/day
Travel Alarms - Imports (7/66)
Manicure Kit (7/66)
Travel Clocks Domestic - 600/day (9/66)
To Gadsden, Alabama
Time Mist Aerosol Dispenser - 75,000/yr.
Norman Symons - Director Purchasing G.T.C. - Westclox Divisions
Herbert Machol - Manager Internal Audits
G. Smith - Division Manufacturing Manager LaSalle - Peru, Athens, and Thomaston,
Connecticut (responsible for all Manufacturing operations in these divisions),
announced by R. B. Hally, G.T. V.P. and General manager of Westclox Divisions.
J. H. Ebers - (Was Westclox Division Controller) - succeeds G. H. Smith as
Plant Manager (st. 1962)
M. Long - (Was Assistant Division Controller) - Division Controller LaSalle
- Peru, Athens, and Thomaston - Stamford. (st. 966)
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I. E. Hamilton - Westclox Division Credit Manager
R. D. Cofoid - Supervisor, New Product Development (st. 1946)
R. Soenksen - Electrical Engineer - New Product Development
Mel Hahn - Foreman Auto Screw - now Foreman Staff & Pinion (st. 1936)
R. Johnson - Foreman Auto Screw (st. 1940)
C. Savio - Assistant foreman Auto Screw (st. 1928)
Wayne Schultz - Foreman Vibrating and Hairspring
G. Berrymen - Assistant foreman - Stores 9st. 1935)
A. Pawlak - Utility Foreman
N. Peters - Buyer - Consumer
E. Bartlett - Foreman Printing
J. Torchia - Assistant Foreman Printing
A. Jukubiak - Foreman Process Purch Parts & Raw Mat'l Inspection
R. Seinkiewicz - Assistant Foreman Final Assembly
C. Sprung - Ind. Relations Rep reporting to J. Wright - Div. Mgr. I.B.
Joseph Bach - 2/28 - with 48 yrs service
Harry House - 3/5 - with 46 yrs service
Joseph Somian - 3/16 with 49 yrs service
Walter Arnolts - 47 years of service
Arthur Cattaneo - 41 " "
Newell Culver - 47 " "
A. Detreick - 49 " "
M. Kaus - 47 " "
3,000 Children attend Christmas Party 12/17/66 (5400 total with adults).
Gus Vescogni (Tool) $536.23
Bud Wojciechowski ($518.53)
Cost Improvement Program
$273,565 Savings (30 Employees honored for suggestions)
New Tabloid size
Automatic Line Installed in Hairspring Department
$22,624.81 (Employee's contributions); Company $7,000 (68.3%
Magic Touch Feature - added to Travel alarm and Baby Ben
General Time Corporation
5/67 - Acquired - Video Mapper of Televiso Electronics Div, Doughboy, Indiana
and moved it to Rolling Meadows Space & Systems Division.
6/67 - Acquired -"MINELCO" - Miniature Electronics Component Co.,
Hollybrook, Mass. (Electronic Components)
7/67 Acquired - Lakeville Precision Molding Company
Pocket Watches - to Athens - Production 7,000 per day 11/67
Battery Clocks - to Athens - 2,410 per day
Man Time Watches - to Athens 11/67
Magnet Watches - to Athens 11/67
Lighted Dial Pocket Watch - to Athens 11/67
Aristo Stop Watch - to Athens 11/67
S.D. 2041 Stop Watch - to Athens 11/67
Minneapolis Honeywell S.D. 1934 to Athens 10/67
T. (Time Only?) Clocks (Eastern Time Ltd.
Movement) - Shutter Travel, Boutique Neuchatel to Athens 10/67
D. G. Mitchell - Chairman of Board of Directors - G.T.C. (has been i??)
Mr. Osborn elected to General Time Board
B. Beck - Elected Chairman of Board of G.T.C. Subsidiary - Lakeville Precision
E. Farneti - P.P.P Division Manufacturing Manager (st. Westclox 1935)
J. Serafini (Controller P.P.P. Div.) appointed "Director of Operations
Planning" = report to B. Black, V.P. Mfg. Corp. (7/68)
Quarter Century Club
51st year - President E. Wujek
Active Members 1,008
Associate Members 403
Total Membership 1,411
50 Years Service
Walter J. Meyer (Assoc. Member) (G. Smith's Brother-in-law)
Arthur P. Erb (Assoc. Member)
John C. Seibert
All received $1,000 Government Bond.
27 Employees received awards for 35 years of service
58 Employees joined Quarter Century Club (25 years service)
Don Bray - elected President of Quarter Century Club for 1969).
Generals Time Corporation to Purchase Oceanographic Firm - "Braincon"
Marion, Mass. - Will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary.
E. C. Brainard II (founder 1959) will remain as president of firm.
General Time Westclox
Gives YMCA $4,000
Westclox Winner of National Safety Council's Award of Honor
for completing 5,442,479 hours without a lost time accident.
G. T. Reports Record Sales, Increased Earnings 1967
Earnings increased for the 7th consecutive year.
General Time Government Sales Hit Record High During Final
General Time Proposed Trade Program to Increase Exports
MINELCO - G. T. Subsidiary
Introduces Micro-Mini "BITE" (Built In Test Equipment)
Tax - Withholding Tax Increased to Pay New Surtax (extra
10% 3 mo.)
Two individuals received awards for their suggestions, S.
C. Smith, R. Furar
Accepting applications for Tool and Diemaker Apprentices
Retains Engineering firm - Anthony B. Cassedy & Assoc.
to survey our LaSalle Plant Operations
Netted $22,894, Company $10,000 contribution (employee participation
Now known as Management Club
Cafeteria Switches to Vending Machines
September 1968 - Turnstiles Installed at Entrance to Plant
Employees required to use identification cards to enter for
tighter security measures.
10th annual party for Children and Grandchildren of Westclox
employees held at LP Gym.
Merchandise Store Opened
12/68 - for Westclox employees and retired personnel.
C.I.P (Cost Improvement Program)
32 employees contribute ideas worth $242,545 in cost savings.
(Two employees received $1,700 for suggestions)
Fuze Orders Received
$2,268,000 and $1,472,000
Westclox Big Ben Chorus Active During Holidays
Made 10 holiday appearances
Open House for Retired Personnel
137 retirees attended.
Dedicated New Plant 11/29/68 Davidson, N.C.
(60,000 square foot building) to manufacture Auto Clocks
and Battery Movements
Introduction - Weather Instrument Line
Barometers, Hygrometers, Thermometers
D. E. Mathieson - Utility Foreman
R. St. Martin - Mfg. Service Manager
R. Ristau, Jr. - Mfg. Engineering Manager
A. L. Spetzler - Manager of engineering & Automation Westclox Division
F. Shaede - Wage and Salary Analyst
R. Waszkowiak - Foreman Final Assembly - Commercial, Military
R. Stauch - Utility foreman
R. J. Haggerty - Employment Supervisor
G. Dowling - (Was Foreman Final Assembly) - now foreman of new department
- Military Products Final Assembly Fuze (st. 1923)
James Colmone - Foreman Final Assembly
John Pietrowski - Assistant foreman Final Assembly Fuze
E. Wujek - Night Supervisor Military Products
Rudolph Kalman - (was Foreman new Products - Dept. disc. 1/68) - now Assistant
Foreman Final Clock Assembly (st. Westclox 1923)
Joe Frkol - Foreman Small Clock
H. Schlenker - New Development Engineer (Mfg. Research Dept.)
E. Stauch - Assistant Superintendent - Metal Finishing
J. Gohlman - Projects Manager - Manufacturing Research
E. Papke - Night Shift Supervisor (st. Westclox 1927)
H. Pyka - General Service Foreman
D. Andrews - Industrial Relations Manager
H. Meek - General Foreman Parts Control and Stores?
G. Berryman - Foreman Stores
S. Curatlo - Foreman Parts Control
R. Shields - General Foreman Scheduling and Inventory Control
B. Mertes - Foreman Inventory Control - Commercial
J. Schatz - Foreman Inventory Control - Commercial
R. Tiggeman - Master Planner
H. Willmer - Special Assignment to Production Control Manager, R. J. Willmarth
C. Beiser - Senior Tool Design Engineer - Mfg. Research
D. Troglio - Senior Tool Design Engineer - Mfg. Research
W. Fitzsimmons - Foreman Power Press
R. C. Stauch - Foreman Parts and Pre subassembly
E. Mackiewicz - Assistant Foreman Assembly Fuze
Retired During 1968
||Years of service
||W. J. Meyer
||J, C. Seibert
||50 (honored for 50 years but not retired
||50+ (retired at end of 1967)
* 50 Years of Service
General time Shares in Price of Apollo 8 Mission
Aboard was Central Timing Equipment (CTE) - designed and
constructed by General Time Space and Systems div. working with North American
Rockwell and NASA.
General Time Canada
Announces four-year expansion program, (R. L. Shaw) - President
and General manager G. T. Canada, Ltd.). Sub-assembly and Assembly to new
plant to be constructed in Amherst, Nova Scotia - Frank Harvie to be Plant
Manager; plant to cover 75,000 sq. ft.
General Time Introduced Revolutionary Repair Service
(New Service Center in Chicago, Illinois) - clocks to be
repaired or sometimes new movements completely put in while the customer waits.
General Time Unveils - Clock of Future
Introduced by General Time Research (uses alternate bars
of rotating light, rather than hands to indicate hour, minute, seconds - electronic
clock (120V - 60 cycles)
77.4% employee participation (2104 employees - $24,323.7?)
Children's Christmas Party
to be held December 20 in new LP Gym (2400 Children attended)
Cost Improvement Program
(was introduced in 1965 to reduce waste and improve quality)
- 40 employees recognized in 1969 for cost savings of $178.675.
New Pension Plan
Effective 1/1/69 - Former Plan - employees contributed approximately
5 1/4% of earnings over $1000/year. January 1, 1969 - contribution rate dropped
1/3 to 3 1/2% based on $5,200 income (contributions for 1969 - $147.00). Effective
1/70 - Contribution rate would be reduced 2/3 to 1 3/4%, based on $5200 would
be $73.50 yr. January 1, 1971 - No cost to employee. . . . May purchase additional
pension benefits when annual earnings are above $7,800 at a reduced rate.
Westclox Credit Union
Assets $1,024,240 - with 1,544 members (54% of working force)
Illinois Income Tax Deductions Withheld
2.5% Gross Income
Westclox Fire Department Chief
Donald Twardowski (fire truck described as 1929 vintage.)
Management Club President
1969 - 79 - Charles Pellegrini
G. H. Smith, Division Manufacturing Manager
Announces Revolutionary Clock - Quartz Crystal Controlled
Westclox Awarded Fuze Contracts
$1,771,217 and two more $13,695,340
Retirees Visit Plant
200 attended Open House
Quarter Century Club - 52 Years
President - Donald Bray
Annual Meeting - to be held in the Westclox Cafeteria Dec. 13.
Past Presidents of Club to be honored.
26 employees - 35 years
68 employees - 25 years
Walter Kolodziej elected President 70 - 71
Retires During 1969
||Years of service
||John C. Siebert
||51 yrs, 30 months & 24 days (ret. 7/1/69) (Company 7th longest employee
||46 (early retirement)
||46 (early retirement)
||16 & husband
* Honored for fifty years of service.
(Athens) D. Anglavar - Plant Controller Westclox Athens (st. 1961)
R. Sienkiewicz - foreman final Assembly Military (st. 1935)
M. Flaherty - Utility foreman & Mfg. Controllable Expense
C. Pellegrini - Q.A. Mgr. - Military Products
Leroy Blum - Senior Manufacturing Technician
Joe Collins - Budgets & Accounting Supervisor
G. Pinter - Plant Accounting Supervisor
Paul Smith - Production Cost Supervisor
Ted Martin - Utility Foreman
Henry Terando - Cost Reduction Engineer, Mfg. Research
D. Mathieson - Foreman Watch Subassembly
Edwin Weisheit - Assistant Foreman Final Assembly
James McCann - Purchasing Agent
Gene Koehler - Foreman Stores
R. Luck - Personnel Assistant
General Time Corporation - merger with Talley Industries
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