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Francis Harrie Richardson

electronics engineer

Francis Harrie Richardson, Canadian electronics engineer. Decorated Legion of Merit (United States). Served as captain Royal Canadian Engineers and Royal Air Force, 1915-1919; Member American Rocket Society, Society American Military Engineers, American Institute Aeronautics an Astonautics.; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Richardson, Francis Harrie was born on June 27, 1898 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Son of Peter Frank and Florence Victoria (Heathorn) Richardson.

Education

Master of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, 1919. Student McGill University, 1914, 19—20 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1941-1942, bureau of Standards, 1944-1945.

Career

Cons. engineer Montreal and New York, 1922-1932. Engineer—economist New York and Boston, writer on technical matters, 1932-1941. Research associate radiation laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1941-1942.

Administrative secretary Joint Research & Development Board, 1946-1947. Deputy executive secretary research and development board of National Military Establishment, 1947-1951.

Membership

Served as captain Royal Canadian Engineers and Royal Air Force, 1915-1919. Member American Rocket Society, Society American Military Engineers, American Institute Aeronautics an Astonautics. Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Rose Mansbridge, June 10, 1922. Children: Peter Wentworth, Mary Rose (Mistress.

father:
Peter Frank Richardson

mother:
Florence Victoria (Heathorn) Richardson

spouse:
Rose Mansbridge

children:
Peter Wentworth Richardson

Mary Rose (Mrs Richardson