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Joseph Aubrey Boyd

Joseph Aubrey Boyd, American communications company executive. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member Association United States Army, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (president 1971, 72), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

  • Boyd, Joseph Aubrey was born on March 25, 1921 in Oscar, Kentucky, United States. Son of Joseph Ray and Relda Jane (Myatt) Boyd.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Kentucky, 1946. Master of Science, University Kentucky, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1954.

    Career

    • Instructor, then assistant professor electrical engineering University Kentucky, 1947-1949. Member faculty University Michigan, 1949-1962, professor electrical engineering, 1958-1962. Associate director, then director University Michigan (Willow Run Laboratories), 1958-1960.

      Director University Michigan (Institute of Science and Technology), 1960-1962. Executive vice president Radiation Inc., Melbourne, Florida, 1962-1963, president, 1963-1972. Executive vice president electronics Harris Corporation, 1987-1993, executive vice president operations Cleveland, 1971-1972, president, 1972-1985, director, 1972-1987, chairman ex. committee Cleveland (now in Melbourne, Florida), since 1987.

      Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Fairchild Space and Defense Corporation, Germantown, Maryland, 1992-1994, Fairchild Controls, Frederick, since 1994. Consultant Institute for Defense Analyses, since 1956, National Security Agency, 1957-1962. Special consultant to (Army Combat Surveillance Agency), 1958-1962.

      Member, chairman advisory group electronic warfare Office Director Defense Research, Engineering, Defense Department, 1959-1961, consultant, since 1959.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

    Religion

    By faith alone Christians receive salvation and not through any works of their own.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The distinctive feature of the Baptist Churches is that lay people are involved in decision making.

    Membership

    Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member Association United States Army, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (president 1971, 72), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Edith A. Atkins, May 13, 1942. Children: Joseph Barry, Joel Edd.
    • father: Joseph Ray Boyd
    • mother: Relda Jane (Myatt) Boyd
    • spouse: Edith A. Atkins
    • children: Joseph Barry Boyd
    • Joel Edd Boyd
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    • 1946
      University Kentucky
    • 1949
      University Kentucky
    • 1954
      University Michigan
    • 1947 - 1949
      Instructor, professor electrical engineering University Kentucky
    • 1947 - 1949
      then assistant, professor electrical engineering University Kentucky
    • 1958 - 1960
      associate director, University Michigan (Willow Run Laboratories)
    • 1958 - 1960
      then director, University Michigan (Willow Run Laboratories)
    • 1960 - 1962
      director, University Michigan (Institute Science and Technology)
    • 1962 - 1963
      executive, vice president Radiation Incorporated
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1992 - 1994
      chairman, Fairchild Space and Defense Corporation
      Germantown, New York, United States
    • 1992 - 1994
      Chief Executive Officer, Fairchild Space and Defense Corporation
      Germantown, New York, United States
    • 1994
      chairman, Fairchild Space and Defense Corporation
      Frederick, Maryland, United States
    • 1994
      Chief Executive Officer, Fairchild Space and Defense Corporation
      Frederick, Maryland, United States
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