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Joseph Vincent Charyk

Joseph CHARYK, American scientist and administrator. Board of directors, Abbott Laboratories, American Security Corporation, Communications Satellite Corporation; Institute Academy, of Astronautics; National Space Club, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, New comen Society, National Institute Social Sciences, and Conference Board, National Academy, of Engineering.

Background

  • Charyk, Joseph Vincent was born on September 9, 1920 in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Came to United States, 1942, naturalized, 1948. Son of John and Anna (Dorosh) Charyk.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Alberta, 1942. Doctor of Laws, University Alberta, 1964. Master of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1943.

      Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology, 1946. Doctor of Engineering (honorary), University Bologna, 1974.

    Career

    • Section chief Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 1945-1946, instructor aerospace, 1945-1946. Assistant professor aerospace Princeton University, New Jersey, 1946-1949, associate professor, 1949-1955. Director aerophysics and chemistry laboratory, missile system division Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, 1955-1956.

      Director aeronautical laboratory Aeronutronic Systems, Inc. subsidiary Ford Motor Company, 1956-1958, general manager space technical division, 1958-1959. Assistant secretary for research and development United States Air Force, 1959, under secretary, 1960-1963, director national reconnaissance office, 1961—1963. President Communications Satellite Corporation, 1963-1979, chief executive officer, 1979-1985, chairman, 1983-1985, Draper Laboratories, 1987-1990.

    Major achievements

    • Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; National Academy Engineering; International Academy Astronautics; National Space Club; Chevy Chase Country Club; Gulf Stream Golf Club; Gulf Stream Bath and Tennis Club; Sigma Xi.

    Membership

    Board of directors, Abbott Laboratories, American Security Corporation, Communications Satellite Corporation. Institute Academy, of Astronautics. National Space Club, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, New comen Society, National Institute Social Sciences, and Conference Board, National Academy, of Engineering.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, tennis, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Edwina Elizabeth Rhodes, August 18, 1945. Children: William R., J. John, Christopher E., Diane E.
    • father: John Charyk
    • mother: Anna (Dorosh) Charyk
    • spouse: Edwina Elizabeth Rhodes
    • children: William R. Charyk
    • J. John Charyk
    • Christopher E. Charyk
    • Diane E. Charyk
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    Born September 9, 1920
    Nationality
    • 1942
      University Alberta
    • 1964
      University Alberta
    • 1943
      California Institute of Technology
    • 1946
      California Institute of Technology
    • 1974
      University Bologna
    • 1946 - 1949
      assistant, professor aerospace Princeton University
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1955 - 1956
      director, aerophysics and chemistry laboratory
    • 1956 - 1958
      director, aeronautical laboratory Aeronutronic Systems
    • 1987 - 1990
      president, Communications Satellite Corporation
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