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AUrelius William Douglas Edit Profile

Consulting engineer , Airport executive

AUrelius William Douglas, American airport executive, consulting engineer. Registered professional engineer. Recipient leadership award Gary Community School Corporation, 1986, leadership in aviation Gary History Cultural Society, Inc., 1987.

Background

Douglas, AUrelius William was born on August 3, 1934 in Gary, Indiana, United States. Son of A. William Douglas and LaRue (Coleman) Clayton.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1967. Certified in business administration, University Michigan, 1984.

Career

President chief Executive officer, Gary Communications Group, Gary, Indiana, 1972-1988;airport director, Gary Regional Airport, Gary, Indiana, 1977-1989;executive administrator, Detroit City Airport, since 1989. Board directors Great Lakes Broadcasting, Gary, Indiana, since 1979. Construction engineering A.W. Douglas & Association, Gary, Indiana, since 1980.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer.

Membership

With United States Army, 1956-1958, Korea. Member American Association Airport Executives, Aviation Association Indiana (board directors 1982-1989), Indiana Society Professional Engineers (president 1987-1988, state director 1988-1989), Frontier International (board directors since 1985), Steel City Striders (vice president 1982), Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: electronics, pilot, sports.

Connections

Married Joyce Helen Farmer, December 26, 1966. Children: Touré, Kobie.

father:
A. William Douglas Clayton

mother:
LaRue (Coleman) Clayton

spouse:
Joyce Helen Farmer

children:
Touré Douglas

Kobie Douglas