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Robert David Misner

Robert David Misner, American electronic warfare and magnetic recording consultant, electro-mechanical company executive. Recipient Distinguished Civilian Service award, United States Navy, 1970. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Association Old Crows, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Misner, Robert David was born on May 1, 1920 in Waynesville, Illinois, United States. Son of Oscar and Elizabeth (Nyren) Misner.

  • Education

    • Student, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1942. Bachelor of Science in Physics, George Washington University, 1946. Postgraduate, University Maryland, 1948.

    Career

    • Member staff United States Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1942—1944, from 1946, branch head, signal exploitation branch, 1965—1987. President MEMRE Company, from 1987. Consultant; With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), Association Old Crows, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Fuehrer, June 4, 1949. Children: Robin Beth, Christie Marie.
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    Died August 28, 2004
    (aged 84)
    • 1942
      Illinois Wesleyan University
    • 1946
      George Washington University
    • 1948
      University Maryland
    • 1942 - 1944
      Member, staff United States Naval Research Laboratory
      Washington, United States
    • 1965 - 1987
      Member, staff United States Naval Research Laboratory

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