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Quality assurance engineer

David Robert Palmer, American quality assurance engineer. Achievements include patent for electrolytic deburring tube jet engine piping, vacuum pump cycle innovation. Town councilman Town of Clay, New York, 1970-1982, deputy supervisor, since 1982. Fellow American Society Quality Control (founder energy division operations committee 1981, regional council since 1974, energy division since 1984, Terry Kishbaugh award 1989).

Background

Palmer, David Robert was born on April 24, 1937 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Robert John and Bernice (Evelyn) Palmer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Rochester, 1959. Master of Science in Industrial Administration, Union College, 1965.

Career

Manufacturing trainee, General Electric, various locations, 1959-1962; quality engineer, then production foreman microwave tube business, General Electric, Schenectady, New York, 1962-1967; production manager, then senior manufacturing engineer television components department, General Electric, Syracuse, New York, 1967-1971; manager shop operations television components department, General Electric, Syracuse, New York, 1971-1974; lead quality engineer, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Syracuse, 1974-1978; manager quality assurance nuclear division, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Syracuse, 1978-1985; manager non-nuclear quality assurance, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Syracuse, 1985-1991; manager environmental and quality services, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Syracuse, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent for electrolytic deburring tube jet engine piping, vacuum pump cycle innovation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: Quality Assurance in Nuclear Power Plants, 1984. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Town councilman Town of Clay, New York, 1970-1982, deputy supervisor, since 1982. Fellow American Society Quality Control (founder energy division operations committee 1981, regional council since 1974, energy division since 1984, Terry Kishbaugh award 1989).

Connections

Married Linda Lee Woodruff, July 21, 1962. Children: Donald Gregg, Karen Sue.

father:
Robert John Palmer

mother:
Bernice (Evelyn) Palmer

spouse:
Linda Lee Woodruff

children:
Donald Gregg Palmer

Karen Sue Palmer