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Clarence Adelbert Shoop

Clarence Adelbert Shoop, American aircraft manufacturer company executive. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal; Croix de Guerre with palm (France). Served to rank of colonel, United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946; Member Institute Aero. Sciences, National Aero. Association, National Guard Association United States, Quiet Birdmen, OX-5, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

  • Shoop, Clarence Adelbert was born on May 10, 1907 in Clarendon Pennsylvania. Son of Clarence E. and Mabel (Miller) Shoop.

  • Education

    • Student Denison U., 1927-1930, University of California at Los Angeles, 1930-1931.

    Career

    • Instructor mathematics Pacific Military Academy, 1931-1932. Traffic manager Linear Alkyl Benzene Company, Los Angeels, 1932-1936. Manager oneration Wilshire Oil Corporation, 1936-1941.

      Technical adviser Paramount Studios, 1946-1947. With Hughes Aircraft Company, since 1947, vice-president, director product reliability and flight test, 1956-1959, group vice-president, director international div., since 1959. President Hughes International Service Company, Wilmington, Delaware, since 1962.

      President Chairman of the Board Husint S.A., Geneva, Switzerland, since 1960. Managing director Hughes International (United Kingdom) Ltd., Glenrothes. Scotland, since 1960.

      Director Nippon Aviotronics Limited company, Tokyo, Japan, Compagnie Belge d’Electronique et d’Automation. Brussels, Belgium, SEMS, France. ARENCO, Sweden.

    Membership

    Served to rank of colonel, United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946. Member Institute Aero. Sciences, National Aero.

    Association, National Guard Association United States, Quiet Birdmen, OX-5, Beta Theta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Jacqueline Brown (Julie Bishop), July 24, 1944. Children: Sally Van Bibber (Mistress.
    • father: Clarence E. Shoop
    • mother: Mabel (Miller) Shoop
    • spouse: Jacqueline Brown
    • child: Sally Van Bibber (Mrs Shoop
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    Born March 10, 1907
    Died January, 1968
    (aged 60)
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