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Electronics company executive

Gordon McClure was American electronics company executive.


McClure, Gordon was born on April 9, 1922 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Son of William C. and Maude (Cowden) McClure.


Associate of Arts, Phoenix College, 1942. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1947. Postgraduate, University Buffalo, 1950.


Manager employment, division safety engineer, general foreman, Sylvania Electric Products Inc., Buffalo, 1947-1951;senior industrial engineer, manager service and industrial relations, Sylvania Electronic Products Inc., Mountain View, California, 1952-1958;plant manager, Sylvania Electronic Systems-West manager manufacturing, Sylvania Electronic Products Inc., Santa Cruz, California, 1958-1966;general manager, Conelco Electronic Products, San Bernardino, California, 1966-1968;with, Bourns Inc., Riverside, California, 1968-1987;from operations manager precision company, vice president manufacturing and quality control, Bourns Inc., Riverside, Californiato corporation vice president, assistant to the president, Bourns Inc., Riverside, Californiaretired, Bourns Inc., Riverside, California, 1987. Regional representative National Association Foreman, Buffalo, 1950-1951. State board directors Junior Chamber of Commerce, Mountain View, 1956-1957.

Board directors, treasurer, president Variable Resistive Components Institute, Chicago, 1974-1978. Member President' Safety Council, Washington, 1951.


  • Other Work

    • Subject of cover article Factory magazine, 1950.


Member of the Chamber of Commerce founding committee University California, Santa Cruz, 1962-1965. Founding chairman Santa Cruz County Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1964-1966. Chairman Board Councillors, San Bernardino State College, 1977-1978, Special Gifts II CalTech.

Alumni Fund, Pasadena, 1989-1992. Trustee The Orme School, Mayer, Arizona, since 1976. Elder various Presbyterian churches, since 1960.

Member American Electronics Association (committeeman 1978-1983).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: theater, science, travel, property management.


Married Eleanor Rosalie Setter, September 22, 1945 (deceased April 1994). Children: Mack Patrick, Jeneth Louise, Gary Stuart, Michael Andrew. Married Priscilla Meyer Cole, November 11, 1995.

William C. McClure

Maude (Cowden) McClure

Eleanor Rosalie Setter

Priscilla Meyer Cole

Mack Patrick McClure

Jeneth Louise McClure

Gary Stuart McClure

Michael Andrew McClure