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consultant , energy company executive

Donald Hugh Lark, American energy company executive, consultant. Member of Cogeneration Society, National Association Power Engineers, Association Energy Engineers, American Association Corrosion Engineers (president Los Angeles 1955-1956), American Institute Plant Engineers (president San Diego 1974-1975, Engineer of Year award 1974).

Background

Lark, Donald Hugh was born on January 1, 1920 in Bostwich, Nebraska, United States. Son of George William and Elizabeth Bessie (Parsons) Lark.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Columbia College, Dubuque, Iowa, 1940. Postgraduate in metallurgy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1957. Postgraduate in petroleum refining, El Camino College, Lawndale, California, 1957.

Career

Engineer Standard Oil Corporation, El Segundo, California, 1945—1959. President Plan-It Associates Inc., Hawthorne, 1959—1964. Vice president Globe Chemical International, Los Angeles, 1959—1964, Louriers & Lark, Hawthorne, 1959—1964.

Manager engineering Kelco Division, Merck Company, San Diego, 1966—1983. President Energetics Systems, since 1983. Director, adjunct professor Energy Engineering Institute San Diego State University.

Consultant DMJM/TMSI, Los Angeles. Member emergency management committee, City of San Diego, since 1983. Precinct captain San Diego Republican Committee, 1984.

Member policy committee California Assemblyman Larry Stirling, 1984. Director Southern California Energy Council. With United States Navy, 1942-1952, Korea.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (book) Industrial Cogeneration Applications. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Politics

Church members should support and resourcing their institutions to reflect on political issues in the light of Christian faith.

Views

Male and female have common humanity, having equal worth in the eyes of God. The erroneous notion that one gender is superior to another should be rejected.

Membership

Member of Cogeneration Society, National Association Power Engineers, Association Energy Engineers, American Association Corrosion Engineers (president Los Angeles 1955-1956), American Institute Plant Engineers (president San Diego 1974-1975, Engineer of Year award 1974).

Connections

Married Virginia Mae Valant, May 21, 2020 (divorced 1962). Children: Donna Rae, Dennis Michael, Richard Wayne. Married Kathryn Marion Peak, August 31, 1965.

father:
George William Lark

mother:
Elizabeth Bessie (Parsons) Lark

spouse:
Virginia Mae Valant

spouse:
Kathryn Marion Peak

child:
Donna Rae Lark

child:
Richard Wayne Lark

child:
Dennis Michael Lark