Stanley I. Landgraf


Stanley I. Landgraf

Stanley I. Landgraf was a business executive and the eighteenth president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

He was born on July 29, 1925 in Saugerties, New York. From 1943-1946, he served in the U.S. Navy as an officer on the destroyer USS Watts. He and his wife Barbara had three children; Curtis, Joseph and Sharon."Stanley I Landgraf", "Albany Times Union", June 30, 1997, page B4] He received bachelor's degrees in metallurgical engineering and management engineering from Rensselaer in 1946 and 1947 respectively. In 1947, he joined Mohawk Carpet Mills of Amsterdam, New York, which grew through mergers to become the Mohasco Corporation. In 1974, he was elected president of the company and in 1978, he was named chief executive officer. In 1980, he became chairman and in 1985 he retired from the company. ["Business People: Mohasco's Chairman to Step Down in 1985", "New York Times", April 25, 1984, page D2] From 1985-1995, he was president of the Capital Region Technology Development Council, which provided technology and managerial support to Albany-area startup companies and helped them meet investors. He also served as a director of several companies, including Albany International, Huffy Corporation and Victory Funds."Private burial service slated for Stanley I. Landgraf", "Albany Times Union", July 1, 1997, page B7]

He was elected to the Rensselaer board of trustees in 1977. From 1987-1988, he was acting president of Rensselaer. He received the Distinguished Service Award from Rensselaer in 1988. He died on June 29. 1997. [ [http://www.lib.rpi.edu/dept/library/html/Archives/history/presidents/landgraf,s.html Biography of Stanley I. Landgraf] ]

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