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government agency administrator

J. Lynn Helms, American Former government agency administrator. Decorated Air medal with oak leaf cluster. Served lieutenant colonel United States Marine Corps, 1944-1955. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; member Society Experimental Test Pilots. M C.

Background

Helms, J. Lynn was born on March 1, 1925 in DeQueen, Arkansas, United States. Son of Frank and Mamie (Johnson) Helms.

Career

Director marketing and sales, N. American Aviation Company, Columbus, Ohio., 1956-1962;group vice president, Bendix Corporation, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1962-1970;president, Norden division United Technologies Corporation, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1970-1974;president, Piper Aircraft Corporation, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, 1974-1981;Chairman of the Board, Piper Aircraft Corporation, 1978-1981;administrator, Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, 1981-1983. Director Birchminster Industries.

Membership

Served lieutenant colonel United States Marine Corps, 1944-1955. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Member Society Experimental Test Pilots. M C.

Connections

Married Lorraine Bisgard, March 16, 1947. Children: Loralyn, Jon, Carole, Zack.

father:
Frank Helms

mother:
Mamie (Johnson) Helms

spouse:
Lorraine Bisgard

children:
Loralyn Helms

Jon Helms

Carole Helms

Zack Helms