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Electronics company executive

Donald Bruce Hamister was American electronics company executive. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Airline Avionics Institute (president, chairman 1972-1974) Clubs: University (Chicago).

Background

Hamister, Donald Bruce was born on November 29, 1920 in Cleveland. Son of Victor Carl and Bess Irene (Sutherl) Hamister.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Kenyon College, 1947;Doctor of Laws (honorary), Kenyon College, 1989;postgraduate, Stanford University, 1948-1949;postgraduate, University of Chicago, 1957;Doctor of Laws (honorary), Kenyon College, 1989.

Career

Application engineer, S.E. Joslyn Company, Cincinnati, 1947-1948;regional sales manager, Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company, St. Louis, 1950-1952;marketing manager, Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company, Chicago, 1953-1955;assistant to president, Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company, Chicago, 1956-1957;manager aircraft arrester department, Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company, Chicago, 1958-1962;general manager electronic systems division, Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company, Chicago, 1962-1971;vice president, general manager, director, Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company, Goleta, California, 1973-1978;group vice president industrial products, Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company, Goleta, California, 1974-1978;president, chief Executive officer, Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company, Goleta, California, 1978-1985;chairman, Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company, Goleta, California, 1979-1994;retired chairman, Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company, Goleta, California, 1994;chairman, Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company named changed to Joslyn Corporation, 1986;also board directors, Joslyn Corporation, since 1973;president, Joslyn Stainlesschairman emeritus, Joslyn Corporation, Goleta, since 1995;president, director, Joslyn Stamping Companypresident, chairman, director, Joslyn Defense Systems, Inc., since 1981;director, Brewer Tichener Corporationchief Executive officer, Joslyn Corporation, Chicago, 1991-1994;retired, Joslyn Corporation, Chicago, 1994.

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Airline Avionics Institute (president, chairman 1972-1974) Clubs: University (Chicago).

Connections

Married Margaret Irene Singiser, December 22, 1946. Children: Don Bruce, Tracy.

father:
Victor Carl Hamister

mother:
Bess Irene (Sutherl) Hamister

spouse:
Margaret Irene Singiser

child:
Don Bruce Hamister

child:
Tracy Hamister