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Ronald Douglas Drake

Ronald Douglas Drake, American consulting engineer, real estate developer. Registered professional engineer, Colorado. Decorated Army Commendation medal with oak leaf cluster.


  • Drake, Ronald Douglas was born on September 22, 1951 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Donald Neil and Betty Lee (Estes) Drake.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering, Colorado School Mines, 1973.


    • President Drake Engineering and Construction Company, Winter Park, Colorado, 1979-1986. President, chairman board Berthoud Tunnel Building Authority, since 1986. President Winter Park Corporation, 1982-1986.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, Colorado.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member Winter Park Town Council, since 1986. Board directors Winter Park Development Authority, 1985-1986, Grand County Water & San Distr., 1986. Served to captain C.E., United States Army, 1974-1978.

    Member National Society of Professional Engineers, Professional Engineers of Colorado.



    Skiing, golf, outdoor activities.


    • Married Louise Margaret Bauer, October 26, 1979 (divorced August 1987). Children: J.B., Lee; married Susan Underwood, January 1, 1988.
    • father: Donald Neil Drake
    • mother: Betty Lee (Estes) Drake
    • spouses: Louise Margaret Bauer
    • Susan Underwood
    • children: J.B. Drake
    • Lee Drake
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    Born September 22, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Colorado School Mines
    • 1979 - 1986
      President, Drake Engineering and Construction Company
      Winter Park, Florida, United States
    • 1986
      president, board Berthoud Tunnel Building Authority
    • 1986
      chairman, board Berthoud Tunnel Building Authority