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George P. Peterson

George P. Peterson, American mechanical engineer, research and development firm executive. Trustee, Engineering and Science Foundation of Dayton, Ohio, 1983, vice president, 1985. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1953. Member National Academy of Engineering, American Society Metals (honorary life member), Society Aerospace Materials and Process Engineers (honorary life member).

Background

  • Peterson, George P. was born on March 30, 1930 in New York City. Son of Peter and Evangeline (Soumakis) Peterson.

  • Education

    • Business Systems Modernization-Energy, Columbia University, 1951.

    Career

    • Development engineer materials laboratory United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 1951-1974, director materials laboratory, 1974-1977, deputy director Wright Aeronautical Laboratories, 1977-1980, director materials laboratory, 1980-1985. President George Peterson Resources, Inc., Miamisburg, since 1985. Chairman materials program North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Paris, 1977-1979.

    Major achievements

    • Avocation: tennis.

    Works

    • Contributor, co-contributor articles, papers on composite materials to professional publications.

    Religion

    Denomination: Greek Orthodox

    Membership

    Trustee, Engineering and Science Foundation of Dayton, Ohio, 1983, vice president, 1985. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1953. Member National Academy of Engineering, American Society Metals (honorary life member), Society Aerospace Materials and Process Engineers (honorary life member).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocation: tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Judith A. Moyer, May 1, 1965. Children– Theodore S., Evangeline P., Antonia L.
    • father: Peter Peterson
    • mother: Evangeline (Soumakis) Peterson
    • spouse: Judith A. Moyer
    • children: Theodore S. Peterson
    • Evangeline P. Peterson
    • Antonia L. Peterson
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    Born March 30, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1951
      Columbia University
    • 1951 - 1974
      Development engineer, materials laboratory United States Air Force
      Ohio, United States
    • 1985
      president, George Peterson Resources
      Miamisburg, Ohio, United States