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Robert Hamilton Mitchell

Robert Hamilton Mitchell was American electronics company executive, former marine officer. Decorated Air medals Distinguished Flying Cross. Member of American Radio Relay League, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (director 1969-1971, national vice president 1971-1973, national president 1973-1975, permanent director since 1975, Distinguished Service award 1973, Gold medal 1974).

Background

  • Mitchell, Robert Hamilton was born on July 30, 1920 in David City, Nebraska, United States. Son of Arthur James and May (Hamilton) Mitchell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1961. AM, George Washington University, 1963. Postgraduate, East Texas State University, 1965—1967.

    Career

    • 1st officer Trans World Airlines, Kansas City, Missouri, 1940—1942. Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Marine Corps., 1943, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1958, head aviation electronics branch headquarters, 1958—1963. Retired, 1963; manager plans East Systems, Inc., Dallas, 1963—1965, director planning, 1965—1967, vice president, 1967, group executive, 1975, director, senior vice president, group executive aircraft system group, 1976—1984.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles on electronics to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of American Radio Relay League, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (director 1969-1971, national vice president 1971-1973, national president 1973-1975, permanent director since 1975, Distinguished Service award 1973, Gold medal 1974).

    Connections

    • Married Norma Louise Westphal, April 20, 1947. Children: Steven G., Richard R.
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    Died August 13, 2003
    (aged 83)
    • 1961
      University Maryland
    • 1963
      George Washington University
    • 1940 - 1942
      1st officer, Trans World Airlines
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1943
      commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Marine Corps
    • 1958
      commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Marine Corps
    • 1963 - 1965
      manager, plans East Systems
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1963
      retired
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