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firm executive , research , mechanical engineer

George P. Peterson, American Mechanical engineer, research and development firm executive. Trustee, Engineering and Science Foundation of Dayton, Ohio, 1983, vice president, 1985. Served to First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1953. Member National Academy of Engineering, American Society Metals (honorary life member), Society Aerospace Materials and Process Engineers (honorary life member).

Background

Peterson, George P. was born on March 30, 1930 in New York City. Son of Peter and Evangeline (Soumakis) Peterson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, 1951.

Career

Development engineer materials laboratory, United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio., 1951-1974;director materials laboratory, United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio., 1974-1977;deputy director Wright Aero. laboratories, United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio., 1977-1980;director materials laboratory, United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio., 1980-1985;president, George Peterson Resources, Inc., Miamisburg, Ohio., since 1985. Chairman materials program North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Paris, 1977-1979.

Achievements

  • Avocation: tennis.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor, co-contributor articles, papers on composite materials to professional publications.

Membership

Trustee, Engineering and Science Foundation of Dayton, Ohio, 1983, vice president, 1985. Served to First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1953. Member National Academy of Engineering, American Society Metals (honorary life member), Society Aerospace Materials and Process Engineers (honorary life member).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: tennis.

Connections

Married Judith A. Moyer, May 1, 1965. Children– Theodore S., Evangeline P., Antonia L.

father:
Peter Peterson

mother:
Evangeline (Soumakis) Peterson

spouse:
Judith A. Moyer

children:
Theodore S. Peterson

Evangeline P. Peterson

Antonia L. Peterson