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Roy Lackey Beavers

Roy Lackey Beavers was American utilities executive, volunteer, writer. Achievements include research in the effects of electromagnetic fields. Decorated Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals United States Naval Institute, President Merit Service medal, Navy Commendation medal.

Background

  • Beavers, Roy Lackey was born on April 24, 1930 in Joplin, Missouri, United States. Son of Roy L. Senior and Margarette Nellie (Loughlin) Beavers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business, University Missouri, 1952. Master of Arts in Political Science, University Maryland, 1970.

    Career

    • Commissioned ens. United States Navy, 1952, advanced through grades to Commander, 1966. Assistant naval attache Tokyo. Nuclear weapons officer-in-charge on aircraft carrier.

      Agent, broker insurance agency, Lebanon, Missouri, 1972-1977. Field representative National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Washington, 1977-1984. Manager public information and legislation liaison wholesale power cooperative KAMO Power, Vinita, Oklahoma, 1984-1993.

      With Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1970—1972. With Strategic Arms Limitation Talks I strategic arms negotiations United States Arms Control Disarmament Agency, 1970—1972.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in the effects of electromagnetic fields.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    State headquarters director Virginia Committee to Re-elect Nixon, Richmond, Virginia, 1972. Member Board Missouri Community Betterment Education Fund, 1990-1993, Board Oklahoma Academy for State Goals, 1990-1993. Activist against ubiquitous presence of electromagnetic radiation, numerous organizations, 1989-2009.

    Member United States Naval Institute.

    Connections

    • Married Valerie Evelyn Gurney (deceased 2005). Children: Leslie Anne, Brendan G.
    • father: Roy L. Senior Beavers
    • mother: Margarette Nellie (Loughlin) Beavers
    • spouse: Valerie Evelyn Gurney
    • children: Leslie Anne Beavers
    • Brendan G. Beavers
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    Born April 24, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1952
      University Missouri
    • 1970
      University Maryland
    • 1952
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1966
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1970 - 1972
      with Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
    • 1977 - 1984
      field representative National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
      Washington, United States
    • 1984 - 1993
      manager, public information and legislation liaison wholesale power cooperative KAMO Power
      Vinita, Oklahoma, United States
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