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Charles White Chillson

Charles White Chillson, American aerospace engineer. Served as colonel a/s Technology Intelligence Corps United States Army Air Force, 1945.; Fellow American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics (nat. director American Rocket Society 1950-1952, president 1952, director New York section 1953-1956, president 1955). Patentee propellers, multi-engine synchronizers, rocket engines, other aircraft components.

Background

  • Chillson, Charles White was born on March 12, 1910 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Charles Foster and Mary Boone (White) Chillson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Stanford, 1931. Postgraduate, California Institute Technology, 1931-1935. Design, test, controllable pitch propellers Green Assocs., Los Angeles, 1931-1936.

      With propeller div. Curtiss Wright Corporation, 1936-1971, chief engineer in rocket department, 1945-1950. Technical director Curtiss Wright Corporation (Curtiss div. (formerly propeller div.)), 1963-1971.

      On leave to assist technical monitoring military satellite program unites states department Defense, Institute Defense Analysis, Advanced Research Projects Agency, Washington, 1959-1960, aerospace construction engineering, 1971-1984.

    Career

    • Director Curtiss Wright Corporation (Curtiss div. (formerly propeller div.)), 1963-1971. Director American Rocket Society 1950-1952, pres.

    Membership

    Served as colonel a/s Technology Intelligence Corps United States Army Air Force, 1945. Fellow American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics (nat. director American Rocket Society 1950-1952, president 1952, director New York section 1953-1956, president 1955). Patentee propellers, multi-engine synchronizers, rocket engines, other aircraft components.

    Connections

    • Married Rosa Grey deWaard, October 23, 1944.
    • father: Charles Foster Chillson
    • mother: Mary Boone (White) Chillson
    • spouse: Rosa Grey deWaard
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    Born March 12, 1910
    Died August 20, 1984
    (aged 74)
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