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Charles Andrew Schmidt, American electronics executive.


Schmidt, Charles Andrew was born on March 9, 1932 in Newark. Son of Andrew John and Anna (Grill) Schmidt.


A.T., Temple University, 1951. Bachelor of Science in Electronics Physics, LaSalle College, 1962. Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1980.


With Radio Corporation of America, from 1955. Member technical staff Defense Communications Systems division Camden, New Jersey, 1965-1969. Superintendent assembly, 1969.

Manager manufacturing, 1969-1973. Manager test engineering and TCR-100 manufacturing, 1973-1974. Program manager government systems, 1974-1977.

Business area manager, 1977-1981. Division vice president, general manager astro-electronics Princton, New Jersey, from 1981. Group vice president government communication systems Camden, 1985-1986.

Vice president, general manager astro-space division Princeton, from 1986. Member United States Congressional Advisory Bd. Industry delegate Unispace, Vienna, Austria, 1982.


Member task group National Chamber Foundation, Washington. Member LaSalle University President's Associates Council. Served with United States Navy, 1951-1955.

Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Member Association United States Army, Air Force Association, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, American Defense Preparedness Association, National Space Club (board governors), Navy League United States.


Married Gloria V. Shuts, October 23, 1954. Children: Charles A., Carol Ann, Cheryl Annual.

Andrew John Schmidt

Anna (Grill) Schmidt

Gloria V. Shuts

Charles A. Schmidt

Carol Ann Schmidt

Cheryl Annual Schmidt