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Clarence Adelbert Shoop

aircraft manufacturer company executive

Clarence Adelbert Shoop, American aircraft manufacturer company executive. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal; Croix de Guerre with palm (France). Served to rank of colonel, United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946; Member Institute Aero. Sciences, National Aero. Association, National Guard Association United States, Quiet Birdmen, OX-5, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

Shoop, Clarence Adelbert was born on May 10, 1907 in Clarendon Pennsylvania. Son of Clarence E. and Mabel (Miller) Shoop.

Education

Student Denison U., 1927-1930, University of California at Los Angeles, 1930-1931.

Career

Instructor mathematics Pacific Military Academy, 1931-1932. Traffic manager Linear Alkyl Benzene Company, Los Angeels, 1932-1936. Manager oneration Wilshire Oil Corporation, 1936-1941.

Technical adviser Paramount Studios, 1946-1947. With Hughes Aircraft Company, since 1947, vice-president, director product reliability and flight test, 1956-1959, group vice-president, director international div., since 1959. President Hughes International Service Company, Wilmington, Delaware, since 1962.

President Chairman of the Board Husint S.A., Geneva, Switzerland, since 1960. Managing director Hughes International (United Kingdom) Ltd., Glenrothes. Scotland, since 1960.

Director Nippon Aviotronics Limited company, Tokyo, Japan, Compagnie Belge d’Electronique et d’Automation. Brussels, Belgium, SEMS, France. ARENCO, Sweden.

Membership

Served to rank of colonel, United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946. Member Institute Aero. Sciences, National Aero.

Association, National Guard Association United States, Quiet Birdmen, OX-5, Beta Theta Pi.

Connections

Married Jacqueline Brown (Julie Bishop), July 24, 1944. Children: Sally Van Bibber (Mistress.

father:
Clarence E. Shoop

mother:
Mabel (Miller) Shoop

spouse:
Jacqueline Brown

child:
Sally Van Bibber (Mrs Shoop