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Francis Harrie Richardson

Francis Harrie Richardson, Canadian electronics engineer. Decorated Legion of Merit (United States). Served as captain Royal Canadian Engineers and Royal Air Force, 1915-1919; Member American Rocket Society, Society American Military Engineers, American Institute Aeronautics an Astonautics.; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

  • Richardson, Francis Harrie was born on June 27, 1898 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Son of Peter Frank and Florence Victoria (Heathorn) Richardson.

  • Education

    • Master of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, 1919. Student McGill University, 1914, 19—20 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1941-1942, bureau of Standards, 1944-1945.

    Career

    • Cons. engineer Montreal and New York, 1922-1932. Engineer—economist New York and Boston, writer on technical matters, 1932-1941. Research associate radiation laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1941-1942.

      Administrative secretary Joint Research & Development Board, 1946-1947. Deputy executive secretary research and development board of National Military Establishment, 1947-1951.

    Membership

    Served as captain Royal Canadian Engineers and Royal Air Force, 1915-1919. Member American Rocket Society, Society American Military Engineers, American Institute Aeronautics an Astonautics. Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Rose Mansbridge, June 10, 1922. Children: Peter Wentworth, Mary Rose (Mistress.
    • father: Peter Frank Richardson
    • mother: Florence Victoria (Heathorn) Richardson
    • spouse: Rose Mansbridge
    • children: Peter Wentworth Richardson
    • Mary Rose (Mrs Richardson
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    Born June 27, 1898
    Died March 5, 1975
    (aged 76)
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