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Albert Francis Dorris, American executive. Registered professional engineer, Minnesota, New York. Decorated Legion of Merit; Distinguished Alumni award Utica Free Academy, 1977.


Dorris, Albert Francis was born on October 25, 1936 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of J.A. Francis and Hope Frances (Earl) Dorris.


Bachelor of Science, University São Paolo. Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1959. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, Urbana, 1963.

Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, Urbana, 1965. Certified advanced management, Emory University, 1978. Master of Science in Administration, George Washington University, 1980.


Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1959;advanced through grades to colonel, United States Armymanager international program, Department of Army, London, 1972-1974;general manager, Construction Commissioned, Federal Republic Germany, 1974-1976;manager strategic planning research development and administration, The Pentagon, Washington, 1977-1979;managing director Mobility Equipment Research and Development CM, United States Army, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1979-1981;retired, United States Army, Minneapolis, 1981;executive vice president, general manager, Proform, Inc., Minneapolis, 1981-1984;president, Xerkon Inc., Minneapolis, since 1984;president, IcnyTex Inc., Minneapolis, since 1987. Shelter analyst Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1965-1986.


  • Registered professional engineer, Minnesota, New York.


Fund raiser Indiana Republican Party, Edina, 1981-1986. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (lecturer various conferences.1983-1986, Chairman of Commission on structural Plastics 1983-1986), Society Plastic Engineers, Society American Military Engineers (president 1975), Society Advancement Material and Process Engineering, Society Plastics Industry, Southern Manufacturing Engineers, United States Military Academy Alumni Association, University of Illinois Alumni Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, racquetball, skiing, hiking.


Married Nancy Ann Dunston, June 9, 1962. Children: Jacqueline Kay, Kelly Elizabeth, Alexandra Jane.

J.A. Francis Dorris

Hope Frances (Earl) Dorris

Nancy Ann Dunston

Jacqueline Kay Dorris

Kelly Elizabeth Dorris

Alexandra Jane Dorris