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John Frederick Starkey

John Frederick Starkey, American construction executive. With United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member Masons, Shriners.


  • Starkey, John Frederick was born on December 5, 1926 in Cheyenne Indian Reserve, South Dakota, United States. Son of Dean Wilson and Lucille (Laplante) Starkey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, South Dakota School Mines, 1952.


    • Project engineer Guy H. James Construction Company, Oklahoma City, 1950-1952. General supervisor, project engineer Mittry Construction Company, Los Angeles, 1953-1963. General supervisor Western Contracting Company, Sioux City, Iowa, 1963-1967, project supervisor, project manager, 1976-1983.

      Project supervisor, project manager Walter Kidde Constructors, New York City, 1967-1969. General supervisor D. W. Flowe & Son, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1969-1976. President Dakota Contracting Company, since 1985.

      Consultant in field, 1983-1985.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    With United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member Masons, Shriners.



    Golf, skiing.


    • Married Shirlene Martin, August 20, 1950. Children: John Martin, Vikki Jo, Micheal Dean, James Robert.
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    Born December 5, 1926
    • 1952
      South Dakota School Mines
    • 1950 - 1952
      Project engineer, Guy H. James Construction Company
      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1963 - 1967
      general supervisor Western Contracting Company
      Sioux City, Iowa, United States
    • 1969 - 1976
      general supervisor D. W. Flowe & Son
      Charlotte, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • 1976 - 1983
      general supervisor Western Contracting Company
    • 1985
      president, Dakota Contracting Company
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