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Manufacturing executive

George Graham Whipple, American manufacturing executive. Recipient John Jay Montgomery award San Diego History Society, 1963; recipient Distinguished Alumni achievement award Illinois State University, 1981. Chairman Industrial division United Way, Sacramento, 1964. Served with United States Air Force, 1946-1954. Member Navy League United States, Air Force Association, National Security Industrial Association.

Background

Whipple, George Graham was born on February 28, 1921 in Gillum, Illinois, United States. Son of George G. and Lillian (Otto) Whipple.

Education

Bachelor of Education, Illinois State University-Normal, 1942.

Career

With Aerojet, 1954-1970, vice president, general manager electronics division Azusa, California, 1969-1970. President Lockheed Propulsion Company, Redlands, 1970-1976, Lockheed shipbuilding Company, Seattle, 1976-1980. Executive vice president Lockheed California Company, Burbank, 1980-1983.

President Lockheed shipbuilding company, since 1983.

Membership

Chairman Industrial division United Way, Sacramento, 1964. Served with United States Air Force, 1946-1954. Member Navy League United States, Air Force Association, National Security Industrial Association.

Connections

Married Doris J. Dodson, June 12, 1943 (divorced 1976). Children: Linda Kay Whipple Rosco, Donna Elaine Whipple Russell. M. Joanne D. Lee, July 30, 1977.

father:
George G. Whipple

mother:
Lillian (Otto) Whipple

spouse:
Doris J. Dodson

child:
Linda Kay Whipple Rosco Whipple

child:
Donna Elaine Whipple Russell Whipple