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John Peter Koonce

John Peter Koonce, American investment company executive, educator.

Background

  • Koonce, John Peter was born on January 8, 1932 in Coronado, California, United States. Son of Allen Clark and Elizabeth (Webb) Koonce.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1954. Postgraduate, University Southern California, 1957. Postgraduate, University Alaska, 1961.

      Postgraduate, University Illinois, 1969. Master of Science in Operations Research, Florida Institute of Technology, 1970. Postgraduate, Claremont Graduate School, 1970.

    Career

    • Industrial engineer Aluminum Company American, Lafayette, Indiana, 1954-1956. Electronic research engineer Autonetics Division North America Aviation, Downey, California, 1956-1957. System field engineer Remington Rand Univac, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1957-1959.

      Project engineer Radio Corporation of America Service Company, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1959-1960, project supervisor Clear, Alaska, 1960-1962, Yorkshire, England, 1962-1964, re-entry signature analyst Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, 1964-1966. Member technical staff TRW Systems Group, Washington, 1966-1968. Manager operations research system analysis Magnavox Company, Urbana, Illinois, 1968-1969.

      Technical advisor electronic data processing, to United States Air Force, Aeroject Electro Systems Company, Azusa, California, Woomera, Australia, 1969-1972. Investment executive Shearson Hammill, Los Angeles, 1972-1974, Reynolds Securities, Los Angeles, 1974-1975. Vice president investments Shearson Hayden Stone, Glendale, 1975-1977.

      Vice president accounts Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis, Inc., Los Angeles, 1977-1982. President Argo Finance Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1982-1983, Finance Packaging Corporation, Flintridge, from 1983. Director Republic Resources, Inc., 2001—2002.

      Finance lecturer Princess Line Cruise Ships. Teacher investments Citrus College, Azusa, California, Claremont (California) Evening School. Host, commentator Station KWHY-television, Los Angeles, (weekly) West of Wall Street, 1986-1987.

      Board directors Republic Resources, Inc.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to business journals.

    Membership

    Vice president Claremont Republican Club, 1973, president, 1974. Chairman Verdugo Hospital Associates, 1979. Member National Association Security Dealers, Santa Maria Valley College of C., Navy League United States, Naval Academy Alumni Association, La Canada Flintridge Tournament Roses Association (patron), Masons (32d degree, master 1987, president district officers association), Shriners, Kiwanis (president La Canada 1995-1996, Hixson fellow 2001), Marbella Golf and Country Club (founding).

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Rose Campbell, September 21, 1952. Children: Stephen Allen, William Clark, Peter Marshall.
    • father: Allen Clark Koonce
    • mother: Elizabeth (Webb) Koonce
    • spouse: Marilyn Rose Campbell
    • children: Stephen Allen Koonce
    • William Clark Koonce
    • Peter Marshall Koonce
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    Died June 21, 2004
    (aged 72)
    Nationality
    • 1954
      United States Naval Academy
    • 1957
      University Southern California
    • 1961
      University Alaska
    • 1969
      University Illinois
    • 1970
      Florida Institute of Technology
    • 1970
      Claremont Graduate School
    • 1954 - 1956
      Industrial engineer, Aluminum Company American
      Lafayette, Tennessee, United States
    • 1956 - 1957
      electronic research engineer, Autonetics Division North America Aviation
      Downey, California, United States
    • 1957 - 1959
      system field engineer, Remington Rand Univac
      Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1959 - 1960
      project engineer, Radio Corporation of America Service Company
      Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
    • 1960 - 1962
      project engineer, Radio Corporation of America Service Company
      Alaska, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      project engineer, Radio Corporation of America Service Company
      Yorkshire, Ohio, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      member, technical staff TRW Systems Group
      Washington, United States
    • 1968 - 1969
      manager, operations research system analysis Magnavox Company
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1969 - 1972
      technical advisor, electronic data processing
      Azusa, California, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      investment executive, Shearson Hammill
    • 1974 - 1975
      investment executive, Shearson Hammill
    • 1975 - 1977
      vice president, investments Shearson Hayden Stone
      Glendale, California, United States
    • 1977 - 1982
      vice president, accounts Paine
      Webber, Kansas, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      president, Argo Finance Corporation
      Santa Monica, California, United States
    • 2001 - 2002
      director, Republic Resources
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