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John Knowles Buckner

John Knowles Buckner, American investor. Atomic Energy Commission special fellow nuclear science and engineering, 1959, 62-65. Member of Association Universities for Research in Astronomy (bd.d ir. since 2003), Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Psi.

Background

  • Buckner, John Knowles was born on September 8, 1936 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Son of Ernest Godfrey and Mary Helen (Knowles) Buckner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Williams College, 1958. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, nuclear engineering, Stanford University, 1965.

      Graduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard, 1974.

    Career

    • Manager analysis department Edgerton, Germeshauser, and Greer Inc., Bedford, Massachusetts, 1966-1970. Director electronic data processing, controller, vice president financial operations Eastern Gas & Fuel Associates, Boston, 1970-1977. Executive vice president, chief operating officer, director Waters Associates, Inc., Milford, Massachusetts, 1977-1980.

      Vice president, chief finance officer Prime Computer, Inc., Natick, 1980-1983. Senior vice president, chief finance officer EG & G, Inc., Wellesley, 1983-1986. Vice chairman, chief finance officer Control Data Corporation, Minneapolis, 1986-1989.

      Chairman Pensco Pension Services Inc., San Francisco, 1989-1998, Bohdan Automation, Inc., Mundelein, Illinois, 1994-1998.

    Works

    • Contributor articles on engineering, data analysis and systems to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Association Universities for Research in Astronomy (bd.d ir. since 2003), Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Psi.

    Connections

    • Married Lorraine Catherine Anderson, September 22, 1962. Children: John Knowles, Allison.
    • father: Ernest Godfrey Buckner
    • mother: Mary Helen (Knowles) Buckner
    • spouse: Lorraine Catherine Anderson
    • children: John Knowles Buckner
    • Allison Buckner
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    Born September 8, 1936
    Nationality
    • 1958
      Williams College
    • 1960
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1965
      nuclear engineering
    • 1974
      Advanced Management Program
    • 1966 - 1970
      Manager, analysis department Edgerton, Germeshauser, and Greer Incorporated
      Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    • 1970 - 1977
      director, financial operations Eastern Gas & Fuel Associates
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1970 - 1977
      controller, financial operations Eastern Gas & Fuel Associates
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1970 - 1977
      vice president, financial operations Eastern Gas & Fuel Associates
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1977 - 1980
      executive, Waters Associates
      Milford, Delaware, United States
    • 1977 - 1980
      chief operating officer, Waters Associates
      Milford, Delaware, United States
    • 1977 - 1980
      director, Waters Associates
      Milford, Delaware, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      vice president, Prime Computer
      Natick, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      chief finance officer, Prime Computer
      Natick, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1983 - 1986
      senior, EG & G
      Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1983 - 1986
      chief finance officer, EG & G
      Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1986 - 1989
      vice chairman, Control Data Corporation
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1986 - 1989
      chief finance officer, Control Data Corporation
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1989 - 1998
      chairman, Pensco Pension Services Incorporated
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1994 - 1998
      chairman, Pensco Pension Services Incorporated
      Mundelein, Illinois, United States
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