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James Ivey Davis

James Ivey Davis, American company president, laboratory associate. Fellowship, Hughes Aircraft, 1963, National Science Foundation, 1969. Member The Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, 1987. With United States Army, 1953-1956. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society.

Background

  • Davis, James Ivey was born on April 9, 1937 in Repton, Alabama, United States. Son of James Ivey and Jewel Francis (Straughn) Davis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1962. Master of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1969.

    Career

    • Staff physicist Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1962-1966. Lecturer University Ghana, Kumasi, 1966-1967. Department manager Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1970-1974.

      Associate director Lawrence Livermore (California) National Laboratory, 1974-1993. Consultant, investor JIDCO, Danville, California, 1985-1993. President Ivey Enterprises, Danville, since 1993.

      Laboratory associate Lawrence Livermore (California) National Laboratory, since 1993.

    Membership

    Member The Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, 1987. With United States Army, 1953-1956. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Running, reading, science history.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Elizabeth Endres, June 15, 1965 (divorced December 1980). 1 child, Melinda Cynthia. Married Roberta Claire Venerdi, March 9, 1990.
    • father: James Ivey Davis
    • mother: Jewel Francis (Straughn) Davis
    • spouses: Susan Elizabeth Endres
    • Roberta Claire Venerdi
    • child: Melinda Cynthia Davis
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    Born April 9, 1937
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