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consultant , Manufacturing company executive

Byron Kurth Boettcher was American manufacturing company executive, consultant.


Boettcher, Byron Kurth was born on November 24, 1917 in Prairie Farm, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Arthur Otto and Edna Augusta (Kurth) Boettcher.


Bachelor in Math, North Central College, 1941.


Manager, Dayton office, then director central region Avco Corporation, 1953-1963, Washington representative, 1964, vice president defense and industrial products group, 1964-1967, vice president, general manager Avco Precision Products division Richmond, Indiana, 1967-1973, vice president government products group, 1973-1974, vice president products and research parent company, 1974-1983, retired, 1983, consultant, from 1983.


Chairman civic affairs-special events committee Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, 1960-1962. Chairman defense advisory council, 1962-1964. Charter member Air Force Museum Found.

Member National Aviation Hall of Fame, vice president, 1975-1980, member board nominations, since 1981. Served to lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force and United States Air Force, 1941-1953. Brigadier general Reserve retired.

Member Armed Forces Management Association, Reserve Officers Association, American Ordnance Association (director 1969-1977, president Cincinnati chapter 1972-1975), National Defense Transportation Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, National Security Industrial Association (president Dayton 1966-1967), Association United States Army, Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce (director 1968-1970) Clubs: Bermuda Dunes Country. Forest Hills Country (Richmond). Carolina Trace (North Carolina).


Married Dorothy Edith Finck, July 6, 1942. Children: Barbara Ann, Robert Byron.

Arthur Otto Boettcher

Edna Augusta (Kurth) Boettcher

Dorothy Edith Finck

Barbara Ann Boettcher

Robert Byron Boettcher