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Jackson Walter Granholm

Jackson Walter Granholm, American contracting company executive. License engineering general contractor California. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross. Member, president Conejo Players, Inc., Thousand Oaks, California, 1970—1984; Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Gregor Mendal Botanical Foundation (president 1973-1984).

Background

  • Granholm, Jackson Walter was born on November 18, 1921 in Tacoma. Son of John Henry and Elizabeth (Ayres) Granholm.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physics, University Washington, 1947.

    Career

    • President Mellonics AV Inc., Tucson, 1961—1962. Vice president Informatics, Inc., Sherman Oaks, California, 1962—1963. Senior vice president Wolf Research and Development, Encino, 1963—1965.

      Research scientist Teledyne Systems, Northridge, 1965—1966. Chief Executive Officer G. J. & A, Thousand Oaks, from 1966. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.

    Major achievements

    • License engineering general contractor California.

    Works

    • Author and producer industrial films. Contributor articles in field.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member, president Conejo Players, Inc., Thousand Oaks, California, 1970—1984. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Gregor Mendal Botanical Foundation (president 1973-1984).

    Connections

    • Married Doris Evelyn Absher, October 14, 1945. Children: John Russell, Paul Gregory, Valerie Jo, Patricia Jean, Glen Walter, Dean Jackson.
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    Born November 18, 1921
    Died March 10, 2007
    (aged 85)
    • 1947
      University Washington
    • 1961 - 1962
      President, Mellonics AV Incorporated
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      vice president, Informatics
      Sherman Oaks, California, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      senior, vice president Wolf Research and Development
      Encino, California, United States
    • 1965 - 1966
      research scientist, Teledyne Systems
      Northridge, California, United States

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