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Frederick Wilbert W. O'Green

multi-industry company executive

Frederick Wilbert O'Green, multi-industry company executive. Recipient Meritorious Civilian Service award United States Navy, 1954; Outstanding Achievement award Air Force Systems Command, 1964; Distinguished Achievement citation Iowa State University, 1973; Energy Executive of Year award Third World Energy Engineering Congress, 1980.


O'Green, Frederick Wilbert was born on March 25, 1921 in Mason City, Iowa, United States. Son of Oscar A. and Anna (Heikkinen) O'G.


Student, Mason City Junior College, 1940. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University, 1943. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Maryland, 1949.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Pepperdine University, 1977.


Project engineer Naval Ordnance Laboratory, White Oak, Maryland, 1943-1955. Director Agena D project Lockheed Aircraft Company, Sunnyvale, California, 1955-1962. Vice president Litton Industries, Inc., Beverly Hills, 1962-1966, senior vice president, 1966-1967, executive vice president, 1967-1972, president, 1972-1981, chairman, 1981-1988, chief executive officer, 1981-1987, also director, chairman executive committee, from 1988.


Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945. Member American Institute of Management, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, United States Chamber of Commerce, Association United States Army, Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Mu Alpha.


Married Mildred G. Ludlow, March 21, 1943. Children: Susan Renee, Jane Lynn O'Green Koenig, John Frederick, Eric Stephen.

Oscar A. O'G.

Anna (Heikkinen) O'G.

Mildred G. Ludlow

Susan Renee O'Green

Jane Lynn O'Green Koenig O'Green

John Frederick O'Green

Eric Stephen O'Green