Jerzy Pawel Tumaniszwili


Born Jun. 21, 1916, Moscow, Russia; came to U.S., 1950; son of Pawel Prince Tumaniszwili and Jadwiga (Szyszko); married Jean (Hughes); children: Elizabeth, Stefan.

Education: Naval Academy (Poland), 1938; Harvard Advanced Management Course, Brunswick Corporation, 1971.

Career: production and engineering director, vice president, Roehr Products Company, 1957-61; general plants manager, 1961-70, international production and engineering director, 1970-73, Sherwood Medical Company, Inc.; general manager, Pioneer Rubber Company, Sherwood Medical Company, Inc., 1973-77; general manager, president, Tumanovo Inc., Beavercreek (OR), 1977-89; Retited; management consultant, 1989 -.

Author: various medical patents; articles in: Polska Zbrojna and Wiadomosci (United Kingdom), Krajobrazy (Poland), Nowy Dziennik - Przeglad Polski (United States).

Member of: Polish Veterans of World War II - Stowarzyszenie Polskich Kombatantow (S.P.K.) (local president, Waterbury (CT), 1953-57); board directors member, Stetson University (FL); president, "100" West Volusia County (FL), 1969-70.

Honors, i.a.: Order of Virtuti Militari; Order of Polonia Restituta; Cross of Valor with Swords; Marine Medal: King Olaf's Medal for the Battle of Narvik; 4 British war medals; award for outstanding services, Chamber of Commerce, Deland (FL).

Served with: Polish Naval Forces, destroyers "Burza", "Huragan", "Krakowiak", "Piorun", captain to Iieutenant commander, 1935-47.

Affiliation: Republican. Roman Catholic.

Languages: Polish, English, Russian.

Hobbies: writing, World War II history, skiing.

Home: 23902 South Upper Highland Road, Beavercreek, OR 97004.

From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 1996.