Ralph Gaines Burton, American research and development company executive. Certified shift test engineer. National Science Foundation research grantee, 1985, 86, 89. Member North Carolina Wildlife Association, North Carolina Nature Conservancy (charter), National Trust for History Preservation, National Parks and Conservation Society.
Mechanical engineer Newport News (Virginia) Shipbldg. Company, 1978-1979, senior engineer, 1979-1980, senior shift test engineer, 1980-1984. Teaching assistant North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1984.
Vice president Burton Technologies, Inc., 1984-1994, president, from 1994, principal investigator Dept Energy and United States Navy research projects, 1989-1996.
Born January 3, 1955
1984 - 1994