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David Lasser

David Lasser, American space pioneer, writer. Vice president Center Continuing Education San Diego State University, 1979-1982. Served as sergeant United States Army, 1918-1919. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Founder award 1981); member American Association for the Advancement of Science, DAV.

Background

  • Lasser, David was born on March 20, 1902 in Baltimore. Son of Leonard and Lena (Jaffe) Lasser.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1924.

    Career

    • Engineer Rossendale-Reddaway Company, Newark, 1924. Manager production Halperin Mills, Brooklyn, 1925-1926. Managing editor Gernsback Publications, New York City, 1927-1934.

      President Workers Alliance American, Washington, 1935-1940, American Security Union, Washington, 1940-1941. Assistant director plant productivity division War Production Board, 1942, director office Labor Advisory Committees, 1944-1947, special labor advisor, secretary commerce, 1947-1948. Assistant to president International Union Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1950-1969.

      Consultant Department State, various countries, 1968-1972.

    Membership

    Vice president Center Continuing Education San Diego State University, 1979-1982. Served as sergeant United States Army, 1918-1919. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Founder award 1981).

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, DAV.

    Connections

    • Married Florence Glassberg, August 26, 1927 (divorced September 1937). 1 child: Daniel Joseph. Married Helen Gerber, October 1937 (divorced 1947).

      Married Amelia Tolbert, December 23, 1963.
    • father: Leonard Lasser
    • mother: Lena (Jaffe) Lasser
    • spouses: Florence Glassberg
    • Helen Gerber
    • Amelia Tolbert
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    Born March 20, 1902
    Died 1996
    (aged 93)
    Nationality
    • 1924
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1924
      Engineer, Rossendale-Reddaway Company
      Newark, Ohio, United States
    • 1925 - 1926
      manager, production Halperin Mills
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • 1927 - 1934
      managing editor Gernsback Publications
    • 1935 - 1940
      president, Workers Alliance American
      Washington, United States
    • 1940 - 1941
      president, Workers Alliance American
      Washington, United States
    • 1950 - 1969
      assistant, s American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
    • 1950 - 1969
      Radio and Machine Worker, s American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
    • 1968 - 1972
      consultant, Department State
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