Abplanalp, Robert Henry
1922 - Born on the 4th of April in Bronxville, New York.
1939 - He graduated from Fordham Preparatory School.
1943 - He ran his own small machine shop prior to entering the United State Army.
1949 - He began the Precision Valve Corporation.
1950 - 15,000,000 valves had been produced, marking the beginning of his business empire.
1956 - He married Josephine Sloboda.
1971 - They were named to two charitable orders, the Order of Malta and the Order of
the Holy Sepulchre in recognition.
2003 - He died of cancer on the 30th of August in Bronxville, New York.
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