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Charles Edward Kaempen

manufacturing executive

Charles Edward Kaempen, American manufacturing executive. Registered professional engineer, California, Connecticut. With United States Army, 1944-1947. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society for Testing and Materials, National Society of Professional Engineers, Society Aerospace Materials and Process Engineering, Society Plastics Industry, Masons.

Background

Kaempen, Charles Edward was born on March 10, 1927 in Quincy, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles Herman and Margo (Gochicoa) Kaempen.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Aeron. Engineering, University Illinois, Urbana, 1950. Doctor of Science in Astronautics, International Academy Astronautics, Paris, 1964.

Career

Senior designer Saab Aircraft Company, Linkôping, Sweden, 1950-1952. Design analyst Sikorsky Helicopter United Aircraft, Stratford, Connecticut, 1952-1956. Space mission analyst Missle division North America Rockwell, Downey, California, 1957-1960.

Staff scientist Hughes Aircraft, Fullerton, 1961-1963. Lunar systems analyst Northrop Space Laboratory, Hawthorne, 1963-1964. President American Space Transport Company, Tustin, 1964-1966.

Transport systems analyst Dashaveyor Company, Venice, 1966-1967. President Kaempen & Associates, Orange, 1967-1968. Senior research engineer Baker Oil Tools Inc., Los Angeles, 1968-1969.

President Kaempen Industries, Inc., Santa Ana, California, 1969-1982, Kaempen & Associates, from 1982. President, Chief Executive Officer Kaempen Composite Products, Inc., 1996-2000. President Kaempen Corporation, Inc., from 2000.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, California, Connecticut.

Works

  • Author papers on fiberglass composites and filament winding. Patentee in field.

Membership

With United States Army, 1944-1947. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society for Testing and Materials, National Society of Professional Engineers, Society Aerospace Materials and Process Engineering, Society Plastics Industry, Masons.

Connections

Married Inger Margareta Nystrom, August 5, 1951. Children: Charles Robert, Donald Michael, Annette Earline, Laura Inger.

father:
Charles Herman Kaempen

mother:
Margo (Gochicoa) Kaempen

spouse:
Inger Margareta Nystrom

children:
Charles Robert Kaempen

Donald Michael Kaempen

Annette Earline Kaempen

Laura Inger Kaempen