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Kenton Earl Bentley

Kenton Earl Bentley, American aerospace scientist, researcher. Los Alamos research fellow, 1954-1956. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science (life), American Association of University Professors, American Astronautical Society (senior; director 1969-1973), National Management Association, Sigma Xi (life), Alpha Chi Sigma.

Background

  • Bentley, Kenton Earl was born on June 1, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Kenneth and Marion Isabel (Tillman) Bentley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Michigan, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy in Analytical Chemistry, University New Mexico, 1959.

    Career

    • Research physical chemist Consolidated Electrodynamics Corporation, Pasadena, California, 1956-1957. Research scientist Lockheed California Company, Burbank, 1962-1963. Scientist, task leader Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1963-1965.

      Head electrochemistry group Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1965-1967. Director science and applications branch, director Iran earth resources programs Lockheed Electronics Company, Inc., Houston, 1967-1988. Manager life science flight payload integration program Lockheed Engineering & Sciences, Company, Moffett Field, California, 1988-1994.

      President Kiva Enterprises, Boulder City, Nevada, since 1994. Visiting professor chemistry Highlands (New Mexico) University, 1959. Assistant professor chemistry American University Beirut, Lebanon, 1959-1961.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member American Chemical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science (life), American Association of University Professors, American Astronautical Society (senior. Director 1969-1973), National Management Association, Sigma Xi (life), Alpha Chi Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Montrose, April 18, 1953 (deceased).
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    • 1950
      University Michigan
    • 1959
      University New Mexico
    • 1956 - 1957
      Research physical chemist, Consolidated Electrodynamics Corporation
      Pasadena, California, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      research scientist, Lockheed California Company
      Burbank, California, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      scientist, California Institute
      Pasadena, California, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      task leader, California Institute
      Pasadena, California, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      Technology, California Institute
      Pasadena, California, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      head, electrochemistry group Hughes Aircraft Company
      Culver City, California, United States
    • 1967 - 1988
      director, Iran earth resources programs Lockheed Electronics Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1967 - 1988
      director, Iran earth resources programs Lockheed Electronics Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1988 - 1994
      manager, life science flight payload integration program Lockheed Engineering & Sciences
      California, United States
    • 1994
      president, Kiva Enterprises
      Boulder City, Nevada, United States
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