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defense department executive

Irving N. Blickstein, American defense department executive. Recipient Meritorious Executive award Office of the President, 1988, 94, Distinguished Executive award, 1989, Defense Disting.Svc. award, 1994.


Blickstein, Irving N. was born on May 18, 1939 in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. Son of William and Sonia (Sonkin) Blickstein.


Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Ohio State University, 1962. Master of Engineering Administrn., George Washington University, 1975.


Quality control engineer, Melpar, Inc., 1962-1964;quality assurance manager, Fairchild Industries, 1964-1967;director operations, Applied Science Industries, 1967-1968;management consultant, 1968-1969;head logistics Engineering Department, Naval Engineer's Support Activity, Washington, 1969-1976;director readiness analysis Office Naval Opers., United States Navy, Washington, 1976-1984;associate director programming Office Naval Opers., United States Navy, Washington, 1984-1994;director acquisition program integration, Office of Undesecretary of Defense, Washington, since 1994.


Married Sylvia Edelson Blickstein, June 24, 1962. Children: Jill Blickstein, Valerie Sheinker.

William Blickstein

Sonia (Sonkin) Blickstein

Sylvia Edelson Blickstein

Jill Blickstein

Valerie Sheinker Blickstein