Frederick A. Jacob
Frederick A. Jacob attended Buffalo State in the late 1940s, completing his degree in industrial arts education in 1950. Following his graduation, Mr. Jacob worked for Stanley Aviation, developing B-47 bombers, then at Sylvania, working on the team that developed the first color television sets. He subsequently began his teaching career in Utica, NY, eventually becoming principal of Hoosic Valley High School. From there he worked as principal of a BOCES High School, retiring in 1982. During his retirement, Mr. Jacob enjoyed golfing and had an extensive garden of lilies.
Mr. Jacobs established this Fund in honor of “all the guys in industrial arts who got him where he is.”