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Stanley William Burriss

Stanley William Burriss, American aircraft manufacturer company executive. Recipient Certificate of Appreciation secretary Army, 1953, Meritorious Public Service award United States Navy, 1961, Edward F. Weston Distinguished Alumnus award Newark College Engineering, 1962.

Background

  • Burriss, Stanley William was born on July 15, 1910 in Brooklyn. Son of Charles Scott and Elwine (Dreyer) Burriss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Newark College Engineering, 1938, Doctor of Engineering, 1964. Postgraduate nuclear physics Los Alamos Laboratory, 1948-1949, radar and electronics Bowdoin College, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1943, mathematics and electronics City College New York, 1942.

    Career

    • 1 son, Richard S. With Los Alamos Science Laboratory, 1946-1953, chief of staff to test director Operation Greenhouse, 1950-1951, commander science task group Operation Ivy, 1952. Project analyst Oriole project Patrick Air Force Base, Glenn L. Martin Company, 1953-1954, director Polaris missile system, 1956-1961. Vice president, general manager Missile Systems div.

      Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Sunnyvale, California, 1961-1969, president, 1969-1975. Vice president Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, 1961-1969, group vice president, 1969-1979.

    Membership

    Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Fellow American Institute Aero. and Astronautics, Royal Aero. Society; member National Academy Engineering, American Ordnance Association, Navy League.

    Connections

    • Married Maria Sartori, October 25, 1958.
    • father: Charles Scott Burriss
    • mother: Elwine (Dreyer) Burriss
    • spouse: Maria Sartori
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    Born July 15, 1910
    Died March 22, 1979
    (aged 68)
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