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Robert Francis Jortberg

Robert Francis Jortberg was American naval officer, construction company executive. Decorated Legion of Merit (2), Bronze star, distinguished service medal. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of America Military Engineers, United States Naval Institute, Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon.

Background

  • Jortberg, Robert Francis was born on February 2, 1926 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Charles Augustus and Adelaide Cecelia (Mahoney) Jortberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1947. Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1951. Master of Science in Mgmt, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1958.

    Career

    • Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1947, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1974. Chief staff officer (30th Naval Construction Regiment), Vietnam, 1966-1967. Southeast Asia program manager (Naval Facilities Engineering Command), 1967-1969.

      Public works officer, deputy superintendent management (United States Naval Academy), 1969-1972. Officer charge construction Department Defense contracts, Vietnam, 1972. Commander officer Western division Naval Facilities Engineering Command, San Bruno, California, 1973-1974.

      Director shore facilities division Office Chief Naval Operations, Washington, 1974-1979, retired, 1979. Vice president Lummus Company, engineers and constructors, Bloomfield, New Jersey, since 1979. President Lummus Construction Company, 1984-1986.

      Associate director Construction Industry Institute, Austin, Texas, since 1988. Senior lecturer civil engineer department University Texas, Austin.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of America Military Engineers, United States Naval Institute, Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Ann Farrell, May 8, 1948. Children– Robert Francis, Anna Mary, Christina Francesca.
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    Born February 2, 1926
    • 1947
      United States Naval Academy
    • 1951
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • 1958
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • 1947
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1966 - 1967
      chief staff officer, (30th Naval Construction Regiment)
      Vietnam
    • 1967 - 1969
      Southeast Asia program manager, (Naval Facilities Engineering Command)
    • 1969 - 1972
      public works officer, (United States Naval Academy)
    • 1969 - 1972
      deputy superintendent management, (United States Naval Academy)
    • 1972
      officer, charge construction Department Defense contracts
      Vietnam
    • 1973 - 1974
      Commander officer, Western division Naval Facilities Engineering Command
      San Bruno, California, United States
    • 1974 - 1979
      director, shore facilities division Office Chief Naval Operations
      Washington, United States
    • 1974
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1979
      vice president, s and constructors
      Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
    • 1979
      engineer, s and constructors
      Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      president, Lummus Construction Company
    • 1988
      associate, director Construction Industry Institute
      Austin, Texas, United States
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