Donald Jesse Atwood Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1948. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950.
With Air Corps Electronics division General Motors, 1961-1970, director Milwaukee operations, 1968-1970, manager Indianapolis operations Detroit Diesel Allison division, 1970-1973, 1st general manager Transportation Systems division, 1973-1974, general manager Delco Electronics division Kokomo, Indiana, 1974-1978, general manager Diesel division, 1978-1980, vice president, group executive, 1981-1983, executive vice president, 1984-1987, vice-chairman, 1987-1989, president General Motors Hughes Electronic Corporation division, 1985-1989. Deputy secretary United States Department Defense, Washington, 1989-1993. President Atwood Associates Consultant Firm, Franklin.
Board directors Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Corporation, Stewart and Stevenson, Light-Material Interactions. Member Corporation of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Board directors Automotive Hall of Fame Inc. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Academy of Engineering (council), Society Automotive Engineers.
Married Curina Harian, September 8, 1946. Children: Susan Albertine, Donald Jesse.