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Robert Evans Greer

Robert Evans Greer, American aerospace company executive. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit; recipient Distinguished Public Service medal National Aeronautics and Space Administration, also Public Service award; National Service award Air Force Association. member of advisory group Chapman Seven Seas College; Member American Astronautical Society.

Background

  • Greer, Robert Evans was born on August 7, 1915 in Orange, California, United States. Son of Jack and Agnes (Burbank) Greer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1939. Postgraduate Columbia, 1946-1947.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1939, advanced through grades to major general United States Air Force, 1962. Successively pilot trainee, flying instructor, pilot, 1939-1949. Assigned The Pentagon, 1949-1952.

      With 3d Air Force, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe, 1954-1957, Missiles and Air Force Space Program, 1959-1965. Retired, 1965; with Rockwell International Corporation, 1965-1976, executive vice president Los Angeles div., 1970-1972, president B-1 Division, 1972-1976. Trustee Long Beach Community Hospital.

      Member of advisory group Chapman Seven Seas College.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of advisory group Chapman Seven Seas College. Member American Astronautical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Geraldine Roberts, December 15, 1939. Children: Virginia (Mistress.
    • father: Jack Greer
    • mother: Agnes (Burbank) Greer
    • spouse: Geraldine Roberts
    • child: Virginia (Mrs Greer
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    Born August 7, 1915
    Died February 14, 1976
    (aged 60)
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