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aerospace company executive

Gordon Lutz Jeppesen was American aerospace company executive. Registered professional engineer, Ohio. Recipient Ira O. Baker award.

Background

Jeppesen, Gordon Lutz was born on December 5, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Gunni August Ferdinand and Olga (Lutz) Jeppesen.

Education

Student, Crane Junior College, 1932-1933;Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1936;Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1938.

Career

Research graduate assistant сivil engineering Department, University Illinois, Urbana, 1936-1938;instructor, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1938-1939;structural engineer, Holabird & Root, Architects, Chicago, 1939-1940;stress analyst, Goodyear Aerospace Corporation, Akron, Ohio., 1940-1942;chief stress analyst, Goodyear Aerospace Corporation, Akron, Ohio., 1942-1946;chief structures, Goodyear Aerospace Corporation, Akron, Ohio., 1946-1948;manager structural analysis, Goodyear Aerospace Corporation, Akron, Ohio., 1948-1978. Consultant Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, since 1979.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Ohio.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-inventor Deployable Flexible Tunnel, 1976.

Membership

Teacher David Copperfield's Project Magic, Akron, since 1983. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate), International Brotherhood Magicians (president ring 161 1968, 73, 78, 82, 87, 92, Magician of Year 1967, 68, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 79, 81, 82, 90), Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: magic.

Connections

father:
Gunni August Ferdinand Jeppesen

mother:
Olga (Lutz) Jeppesen