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Edward Isaac Hawthorne

Edward Isaac Hawthorne, American aerospace systems company scientist and executive. Recipient citation Cooper Union, 1977; scholar Emil Schweinburg scholar Cooper Union, 1939-1943.

Background

  • Hawthorne, Edward Isaac was born on September 25, 1921 in Skierniewice, Poland. Arrived in the United States, 1937, naturalized, 1943.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Cooper Union, 1943. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Pennsylvania, 1948. Doctor of Engineering Pennsylvania, 1952.

    Career

    • Design engineer Radio Corporation of America, Camden, New Jersey, 1943—1945, 1946—1947. Assistant to associate professor University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1947—1958. Manager electrical department Alloy Valves and Control, Wilmington, Massachusetts, 1958—1961.

      Chief scientist, program manager Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, California, since 1961. Served to Second lieutenant Signal Corps United States Army, 1945-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

    Works

    • Contributor articles public to professional publications.

    Connections

    • Married Lillian Spahn, February 9, 1947. Children: Barbara, Fran.
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    Born September 25, 1921
    • 1943
      Cooper Union
    • 1948
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1952
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1943 - 1945
      Design engineer, Radio Corporation of America
      Camden, United Kingdom
    • 1946 - 1947
      Design engineer, Radio Corporation of America
      Camden, United Kingdom
    • 1947 - 1958
      assistant, to associate professor University Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1958 - 1961
      manager, electrical department Alloy Valves and Control
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
    • 1961
      chief scientist, Hughes Aircraft Company
      El Segundo, California, United States
    • 1961
      program manager, Hughes Aircraft Company
      El Segundo, California, United States
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