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manufacturing and engineering executive

Charles Ridgely Vincent, American manufacturing and engineering executive. Patentee in field. Decorated Commemorative War cross Royal Yugoslavian Army, 1945; recipient 2 citations for contributions to war efforts, 1945, citation for distinguished service to English postwar effort, 1946-1947.

Background

Vincent, Charles Ridgely was born on November 19, 1912 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles R. and Margaret (Tiffany) Vincent.

Education

Bachelor, Denison University, Granville, Ohio, 1938. Postgraduate, University Oklahoma, 1972.

Career

Junior executive First of Michigan Corporation, Detroit, 1938-1939. General sales manager, executive assistant to president, director Ford-Ferguson, Inc., 1939-1946. Managing director, board directors Harry Ferguson, Ltd., Coventry, England, 1946-1948.

Owner Vinlee Company, Detroit, 1948-1950. Research and development engineer Willys-Overland Company, Toledo, 1950-1952. Owner Vincent & Company, King City, California, 1953-1956.

Executive vice president, director Rolligon, Inc., Monterey, 1956-1959. Engaged in patent research and development, 1960-1964. Mathematics researcher Stanford Research Institute, 1965-1966.

Mathematics researcher, supervisor data analysis, manager data processing, project scientist advanced planning and analysis Litton Industries, 1966-1971. Consultant Bechtel, Inc., San Francisco, 1972-1973, principal engineer, since 1973. Manager Bechtel Rolligon Joint Venture, 1973-1975.

Consultant engineer logistics Bechtel International Inc., since 1976. Project engineer International Bechtel, Inc., 1977. Adviser War Production Board, 1940-1945.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Membership

Member First Families Virginia, Mayflower Descendants, Society Colonial Wars, Society of America Revolution, Society War 1812, Americans of Royal Descent, New England History Genealogical Society, William the Conqueror Society, Bristol and Gloucestshire Archeological Society, Les Ambassadeurs (London).

Connections

Married Charlotte Jane McCarroll, June 17, 1939. Children– David Ridgely, Barbara Vincent Henares, Peter McCarroll, Patricia Tiffany Vincent Merkley.

father:
Charles R. Vincent

mother:
Margaret (Tiffany) Vincent

spouse:
Charlotte Jane McCarroll

child:
David Ridgely Vincent

child:
Barbara Vincent Henares Vincent

child:
Peter McCarroll Vincent

child:
Patricia Tiffany Vincent Merkley Vincent