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educator , Information scientist

Francis Brian Thomas, American information scientist, educator. Recipient Army Commendation medal, Merit award, 1976, Achievement award, 1978, Distinguished Service award, 1981. Member of Association Computing Machinery, Association Systems Management (named Man of Year 1973).

Background

Thomas, Francis Brian was born on December 21, 1930 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Cyrus B. and Carolyn C. (Coates) Thomas.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Cincinnati, 1957. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Akron, 1983.

Career

Production engineer Radio Corporation of America Company, Cincinnati, 1957—1959. Science programmer analyst Lockheed Company, Marietta, Georgia, 1959—1962. Secretary head Applied Computer Division Goodyear Aerospace, Akron, Ohio, 1962—1970.

Director computer services University Akron, since 1970. Consultant in field; Master sergeant United States Army, 1952-1954.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Association Computing Machinery, Association Systems Management (named Man of Year 1973).

Connections

Married Diane R. Ruehrwein. Children: Teresa Lynn, F. Brian, Leslie Ann, Mark Richard.

father:
Cyrus B. Thomas

mother:
Carolyn C. (Coates) Thomas

spouse:
Diane R. Ruehrwein

children:
Teresa Lynn Thomas

F. Brian Thomas

Leslie Ann Thomas

Mark Richard Thomas