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Thomas Joseph Towle

Thomas Joseph Towle, industrial executive, consultant. Licensed real estate broker, commercial fixed-wing and helicopter pilot. Decorated Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Air medal, Meritorious Service medal, Vietnamese medal of honor, Vietnam Campaign medal with three battlestars, Vietnamese Service medal, Armed Forces Relief medal; Chevalier Constantinien De L'Ordre International Constantinien.

Background

  • Towle, Thomas Joseph was born on February 1, 1932 in Newark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Seton Hall University, 1954. Student, United States Army Aviation School, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 1957. Master of Science in Business Management, Louisiana State University, 1962.

      Marketing training course, American Graduate University, Los Angeles, 1982.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1954, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel. Student United States Army Aviation School, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 1955-1957. Company Commander United States Army, Federal Republic of Germany, 1962-1965, chief aircraft armament officer Republic of Vietnam, 1966-1967.

      Chief aircraft armament officer general staff Pentagon, Washington, 1969-1971. Battalion Commander 14th Trans BN Aircraft Maintenance & Supply Battalion, Republic of Vietnam, 1971-1972. Manager industrial training Army Material Command, Alexandria, Virginia, 1972-1975.

      Retired United States Army, 1975. Manager international licensing operations Hughes Helicopter division Summa Corporation, Culver City, California, 1975-1978. Executive vice president Oilmaster Ltd., Costa Mesa, 1979-1981.

      Marketing manager Dayton-Granger, Inc., 1981-1984, Keene Corporation, Amesbury, Massachusetts, 1984-1986. President Signi Systems Corporation, Reno, since 1986. Director Signi Earthquake Alarms Ltd.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed real estate broker, commercial fixed-wing and helicopter pilot.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Army Aviation Association American, American Helicopter Society, Helicopter Association International, Association Defense Preparedness, The Retired Officers Association, Association Old Crows, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Beta Gamma Sigma. Clubs: Pacific Yacht, Balloon (Newport Beach, California). Lodges: Elks.

    Personality

    Interests

    Flying, hunting, fishing, golf, boating.

    Connections

    • Son of Henry Aloysius and Marie Fidele (McCartie) T. Married Norma Jean McVean, December 31, 1955 (divorced 1982). Children: Kathleen Alison, Leslie M., Alison Alaire.
    • father: Henry Aloysius Towle
    • mother: Marie Fidele (McCartie) Towle
    • spouse: Norma Jean McVean
    • children: Kathleen Alison Towle
    • Leslie M. Towle
    • Alison Alaire Towle
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    Born February 1, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1954
      Seton Hall University
    • 1957
      United States Army Aviation School
    • 1962
      Louisiana State University
    • 1982
      American Graduate University
    • 1954
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1955 - 1957
      student United States Army Aviation School
      Fort Rucker, Alabama, United States
    • 1962 - 1965
      company Commander United States Army
    • 1969 - 1971
      chief aircraft armament officer, general staff Pentagon
      Washington, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      battalion Commander 14th Trans BN Aircraft Maintenance & Supply Battalion
    • 1972 - 1975
      manager, industrial training Army Material Command
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1975 - 1978
      manager, international licensing operations Hughes Helicopter division Summa Corporation
      Culver City, California, United States
    • 1975
      retired, United States Army
    • 1979 - 1981
      executive, vice president Oilmaster Limited
      Costa Mesa, California, United States
    • 1981 - 1984
      marketing manager, Dayton-Granger
    • 1984 - 1986
      marketing manager, Dayton-Granger
      Amesbury, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1986
      president, Signi Systems Corporation
      Reno, Nevada, United States
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