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Robert McNair Mebane

Robert McNair Mebane, American computer company executive, former air force officer. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star. Member Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, American Defense Preparedness Association, United States Space Foundation, National Space; Club: Bolling Officers (Washington).

Background

  • Mebane, Robert McNair was born on May 9, 1927 in Burlington, North Carolina, United States. Son of Sidney Robert and Margaret Lula (Murphy) Mebane.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University North Carolina, 1950. Master of Science, George Washington University, 1967. Certified American University, Washington, 1975.

      Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1950, advanced through grades to colonel, 1968. Manager data processing, Federal Republic Germany, 1950-1954. Electrical data processing manager, Riverside, California, 1954-1955.

      Computer programmer, Omaha, 1955-1957, systems analyst, 1957-1959. Program manager Honolulu, 1960-1963. Chief programmer, San Antonio, 1963-1966.

      Project manager, Albuquerque, 1967-1971. Director planning United States Air Force, Washington, 1971-1975, retired, 1975. National account manager Digital Equipment Corporation, Landover, Maryland, 1976-1979, strategic marketing planner, 1979-1981, business development manager, 1981-1985.

      Director advanced programs Gould Electronics, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1985-1987. Director Government Systems Management, since 1981. Chairman committee Boy Scouts American, Alexandria, Virginia, 1970.

      Member Republican Party, Fairfax County, Alexandria, Virginia, 1980, Republican Party of Virginia, Richmond, 1983, United States Senatorial Club, Washington, 1983.

    Career

    • Manager data processing, Federal Republic Germany, 1950-1954. Chief programmer, San Antonio, 1963-1966. Manager, 1981-1985; Chairman committee Boy Scouts American, Alexandria, Virginia, 1970.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, American Defense Preparedness Association, United States Space Foundation, National Space. Club: Bolling Officers (Washington).

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing; jogging; swimming.

    Connections

    • Children– Robert Charles Craig Alexander, Rebecca Anne.
    • father: Sidney Robert Mebane
    • mother: Margaret Lula (Murphy) Mebane
    • children: Robert Charles Craig Alexander Mebane
    • Rebecca Anne Mebane
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    Died September 30, 2007
    (aged 80)
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