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investments and consultation executive

Jack Dwight Finley, American investments and consultation executive.


Finley, Jack Dwight was born on August 7, 1927 in Lawrence County, Indiana, United States. Son of Paul and Esther Irene (Keithley) Finley.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1949;Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1953;Doctor of Letters (honorary), Westbrook College, 1996.


Second in command Lieutenant, United States Air Force, 1949;advanced through grades to captain, United States Air Force, 1955;resigned, United States Air Force, 1956;member technical staff, Ramo-Wooldridge Corporation, Los Angeles, 1956-1960;vice president, Research and Development Data Corporation, Dayton, Ohio., 1960-1968;vice president, technical director, Chairman, Board Of Directors, founder, EIKONIX Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts, 1968-1986;consultant investments, director services, EIKONIX Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts, since 1986. Consultant Ramo-Wooldridge, 1960-1961. Visiting lecturer Rochester (New York) Institute Technology, 1966-1968.

Board directors Quipp, Inc., Miami, Florida, chairman, since 1995.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.


Trustee Westbrook College, Portland, Maine, 1987-1996, vice Chairman of the Board, 1988-1990, Chairman of the Board, 1990-1995. Trustee U. New England, 1996-1997, trustee emeritus, 1998. Fellow Society Photo Optical Instrumentation Engineers.

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life sr.mem.), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Missile Range and Space Pioneers (life charter member), American Society Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (emeritus), University of Illinois Alumni Association, Association Graduates United States Military Academy, Eta Kappa Nu, Nashawtuc Country Club, Wyndemere Country Club.


Married Beverly Janice Burpee, June 11, 1949. Children: Janice Blair, Jennifer Brooke Finley Nichols, Jena Blake.

Paul Finley

Esther Irene (Keithley) Finley

Beverly Janice Burpee

Janice Blair Finley

Jennifer Brooke Finley Nichols Finley

Jena Blake Finley