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Electronic company executive

Jack Lawton Bowers, American electronic company executive. Decorated Legion of Merit; recipient award Carnegie-Mellon University Board Trustees, Public Service award National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Served with Signal Corps United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.

Background

Bowers, Jack Lawton was born on August 25, 1920 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. Son of Ernest Elton and Margaret (Lawton) Bowers.

Education

Biosystems Engineering.E., Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1943.

Career

Assistant chief engineer General Dynamics, Sanitary Diego and Pomona, California, 1946-1950, president Convair, Electronics and Pomona divisions, 1964-1973. Assistant secretary Department Navy, Washington, 1973-1976. President, chief executive officer Sanders Associates, Inc., Nashua, New Hampshire, 1976-1983, chairman, chief executive officer, from 1983.

Membership

Served with Signal Corps United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.

Connections

Married Mildred Neel, July 25, 1942. Children: Bruce Neel, Steven Scott, Ann Lawton, Robin.

father:
Ernest Elton Bowers

mother:
Margaret (Lawton) Bowers

spouse:
Mildred Neel

child:
Bruce Neel Bowers

child:
Steven Scott Bowers

child:
Ann Lawton Bowers

child:
Robin Bowers