Arthur I. Appleton Passes On

Arthur I. Appleton, former president of Appleton Electric Co., died Jan. 15. He was 92 years old.

Appleton directed the affairs of Appleton Electric Co. from 1947 when he became president following his father’s retirement, through 1982 when Appleton Electric was sold to Emerson. Prior to assuming the presidency, Appleton served in various capacities with the company, including both plant and administrative positions, starting with the company in June 1936 upon his graduation from Dart

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