James Wallace Joyce, American engineer. Member International Association Terrestial Magnetism and Electricity (secretary 1948-1951), American Geophysical Union (president section terrestial magnetism and electricity, 1950-1953), Seismological Society American, Washington Academy of Science, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.; Club: Cosmos.
1 son, James Wallace. Applied geophysical prospecting United States Bureau Mines, 1931-1935. Observer-in-charge United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, Tucson Magnetic Observatory, 1935-1937, head magnetic section, 1937-1941.
Electrical engineer United States Naval Ordnance Laboratory, 1941-1942. Engineer Bureau Areonautics (electronics) United States Navy Department, 1947-1951. Special assignments to Department State.
Mutual defense assistance program, April-June 1949, international science policy survey group, 1949-1950. Deputy science adviser Department of State, 1952-1953. Assistant director electronics and guided missiles Office Secretary Defense, 1953-1955.
Head Office for the International Geophysical Year, National Science Foundation, Washington, 1955-1958, head Office Special International Programs, 1958-1961. Special assistant to the director of foundation, 1961-1963. Officer in charge general science affairs Office International Science Affairs, Department State, 1963-1965, acting deputy director international science and technological affairs, 1965-1967, deputy director international science and technological affairs, 1967-1970.
Entered active duty as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942. Discharged to inactive duty as commander, 1947.
Born July 8, 1907