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Computer engineer ( engineer)computer engineer

Harrison Russell Benjamin, American Computer engineer ( engineer)computer engineer. Recipient Honor Student award University of Minnesota.

Background

Benjamin, Harrison Russell was born on July 7, 1934 in Hastings, Minnesota, United States. Son of Harry Murtice and Florence Elizabeth (Severson) Benjamin.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering with distinction, University Minnesota, 1956. Postgraduate, University Minnesota, 1958.

Career

Instructor, University of Minnesota Institute Technology, 1957-1958. Electromechanical engineer General Mills electronics division, Minneapolis, 1958-1961. Engineer manager Ceridian (formerly Control Data Corporation), Minneapolis, 1961-1968, director engineering, 1969-1971, general manager terminal development division, 1972-1975, general manager small computer development division, 1976, general manager data systems development, 1977-1980, general manager microcomputer services, 1981-1985.

General manager Tax Filing Services, 1985-1987, general manager Benefit Superior vena cava syndrome division, 1988-1990, vice president services, 1990-1992, senior vice president services and technical, 1992^. Board directors Elbit Inc., Haifa, 1975-1980. Elbit Inc. United States of America, New York City, 1975-1983, Connectype, Minneapolis, 1982-1985.

Membership

Member Committee for Effective Crime Control. Member Territorial Pioneers Association Minnesota, Horticultural Society (Minnesota), International Wood Collectors Society, National Rifle Association, Model T Collectors Association, Minnesota History Society, Dakota County History Society, Science Museum Minnesota, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Minnesota Conservation Federation, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Patti Cox, July 16, 1960. Children: David, Lisa.

father:
Harry Murtice Benjamin

mother:
Florence Elizabeth (Severson) Benjamin

spouse:
Patti Cox

children:
David Benjamin

Lisa Benjamin