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electronics executive

Alvin Edmund Brown, American electronics executive. Achievements include patents for ultrasonic flow measurement and physiological instrumentation. Recipient International Rectifier 100 award, 1966. Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inter Range Instrumentation Group, Masons (master 1958).

Background

Brown, Alvin Edmund was born on March 4, 1926 in Tacoma. Son of Fred Louis and Eunice Hazel (Hough) Brown.

Education

Student, Gonzaga University, 1944—1946. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Washington, 1948.

Career

Engineer Boeing Airplane Company, Alamogordo, New Mexico, 1948—1949, Northrop Aircraft Company, 1950—1951. Supervisor engineering Land-Air Inc., Alamogordo, 1951—1959. Staff scientist Lockheed Research Laboratories, Palo Alto, California, 1959—1970.

Vice president research, co-founder Saratoga Systems, Inc., Cupertino, 1970—1975. Engineering associate EuPont Instruments Company, Monrovia, 1975—1977. Director research Sparling-Envirotech, El Monte, 1977—1980.

Vice president research Manning Technologies, Inc., Scotts Valley, since 1980. Consultant Harold Brunn Institute Cardiovasc. Research, San Francisco, 1962—1975, Danfoss Aktieselskab, Nordborg, Denmark, 1973—1975, Agnews State Hospital, San Jose, California, 1964—1969.

With United States Navy, 1944-1946.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for ultrasonic flow measurement and physiological instrumentation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inter Range Instrumentation Group, Masons (master 1958).

Connections

Married Elinore Ruth Roberts, March 20, 1947 (divorced January 1971). Children: Robert Michael, Beverly Janette, Kenneth Charles. Married Joan Marie Lanthier, May 20, 1971.

father:
Fred Louis Brown

mother:
Eunice Hazel (Hough) Brown

spouse:
Elinore Ruth Roberts

spouse:
Joan Marie Lanthier

child:
Robert Michael Brown

child:
Beverly Janette Brown

child:
Kenneth Charles Brown