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Thomas E. Orr

Thomas E. Orr, American manufacturer's representative. Professional engineer, Kansas, Texas. Lifetime member Kansas Aviation Museum, Wichita, 1993. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1944-1946. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society Manufacturing Engineers, Society Aeronautical Materials & Process Engineers, Aircraft Owner's & Pilot's Association.

Background

  • Orr, Thomas E. was born on November 20, 1926 in Pittsburgh. Son of Thomas E. and Helen (Bosworth) Orr.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, University Colorado, 1948.

    Career

    • Engineering trainee, liasion engineer Chance Vought Aircraft (division United Aircraft Division), Dallas, Stratford, Connecticut, 1948-1951. Chief sales engineer Aviation Products Company, Wichita, Kansas, 1951-1953. President D & O Engineering Company, Inc., 1953-1991, chairman emeritus, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Professional engineer, Kansas, Texas.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Lifetime member Kansas Aviation Museum, Wichita, 1993. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1944-1946. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society Manufacturing Engineers, Society Aeronautical Materials & Process Engineers, Aircraft Owner's & Pilot's Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, stamp collecting/philately.

    Connections

    • Married Marianne Riedel, October 18, 1958. Children: Susan, Sarah, Sherman, Samantha, Sydney Costello.
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    Born November 20, 1926
    • 1948
      University Colorado
    • 1948 - 1951
      Engineer, Chance Vought Aircraft (division United Aircraft Division)
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1948 - 1951
      liasion engineer, Chance Vought Aircraft (division United Aircraft Division)
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1951 - 1953
      chief sales engineer, Aviation Products Company
      Wichita, Kansas, United States
    • 1953 - 1991
      president, D & O Engineering Company