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construction inspector

Charles Raymond Leighton, American construction inspector. Achievements include patents for Potato Harvester, Improved Harvester, Bag Tying Machine. Named for Outstanding Performance, United States Air Force, 1971. Town councilor Town of Limestone, Maine. 1966-1967, planning board, 1970-1980. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, American Physical Society.

Background

Leighton, Charles Raymond was born on March 22, 1921 in Limestone, Maine, United States. Son of Harold Raymond and Sarah Lydia (Phair) Leighton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Maine, 1975.

Career

Owner, Building Supply and Wood Mill, Limestone, Maine., 1946-1951; mentor, designer, Limestone Machine Company, 1951-1953; maintenance superintendent, Loring Air Force Base, Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, 1953-1972; construction inspector, various architectural firms, Maine., 1975-1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for Potato Harvester, Improved Harvester, Bag Tying Machine. M C.

Membership

Town councilor Town of Limestone, Maine. 1966-1967, planning board, 1970-1980. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1946.

Member National Society of Professional Engineers, American Physical Society.

Connections

Married Edith Jesse Smith, May 28, 1947 (divorced 1975). Children: Jean Elizabeth, Robert Scott. Married Sandra Barrett Smith, June 25, 1976.

father:
Harold Raymond Leighton

mother:
Sarah Lydia (Phair) Leighton

spouse:
Edith Jesse Smith

spouse:
Sandra Barrett Smith

child:
Jean Elizabeth Leighton

child:
Robert Scott Leighton