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Donald Peckham, American computer company executive. With United States Navy, 1950-1954. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association Computing Machinery, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Peckham, Donald was born on February 8, 1932 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, United States. Son of Donald Seth and Crystal (Maytum) Peckham.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Washington, 1957. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1958.

Career

Engineer, Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1957-1960;senior engineer Nortronics division, Northrup Corporation, Hawthorne, California, 1960-1961;research scientist Nortronics division, Northrup Corporation, Hawthorne, California, 1965-1967;technical director Aircraft division, Northrup Corporation, Hawthorne, California, 1985-1992;vice president, Digitek Corporation, Inglewood, California, 1961-1963;vice president, general manager, Digitek Corporation, Los Angeles, 1963-1965;member of staff, Decade Computer Corporation, Huntington Beach, 1967-1971;manager software, Pertec Computer Corporation, Santa Ana, California, 1971-1981;manager software tools, CXC Corporation, Irvine, California, 1981-1985;instructor, University of Southern California, 1960-1961;vice president, Modern Software Inc., Carlsbad, California, since 1992.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1950-1954. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association Computing Machinery, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Jeanette G. Mackenzie, June 20, 1967 (divorced January 1995). Children: Dean, Deanna Jean.

father:
Donald Seth Peckham

mother:
Crystal (Maytum) Peckham

spouse:
Jeanette G. Mackenzie

children:
Dean Peckham

Deanna Jean Peckham