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James Charles McGuire, American Aircraft company executive ( ind: manufacturing)aircraft company executive. Decorated Bronze Star medal with oak leaf cluster; recipient Technology Svc. First Class medal Republic South Vietnam Armed Forces, 1968.


McGuire, James Charles was born on August 8, 1917 in St. Louis. Son of John Patrick and Anna Beulah (Erbar) McGuire.


AB, Washington U, St. Louis, 1949. Master of Arts (University fellow), Washington U, St. Louis, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Washington U, St. Louis, 1954.


June 1948); 1 child: Judith Lynn. Married Ingrid Elisabeth Getreu, September 16, 1954. Research associate Ohio State University, 1953-1956.

Research psychologist Aeromed. Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 1956-1959. Group supervisor Boeing Airplane Company, Seattle, 1959-1961.

Department manager International Electric Corporation, Paramus, New Jersey, 1961-1962. Senior human factors scientist SystemDevel. Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1962-1967.

Vice president Booz-Allen AppliedRsch., Saigon, Vietnam, 1967-1972. Vice president Association Cons. International, Saigon, 1972-1975, Bethesda, Maryland., 1975-1978.

Branch chief Human Factors, System Technology Development, 1978-1982. Principal staff engineer technical modernization methodology Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California, 1982-1985. Program manager cockpit automation technical program, Northrop Aircraft division, Hawthorne, California, 1985-1987.

Section manager aircraft programs human factors engineering department Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, 1987-1990, senior staff engineer Crew Systems Technology, 1990-1993. Principal engineer technical McDonnell Douglas Aerospace Transport Aircraft, 1993-1994. Principal engineer-scientist, crew system technical, Phantom Works, Boeing Company, 1995^, DeltaIV Rocket International Space Station;lecturer National Defense College, Vietnamese Armed Forces, Saigon, 1971.


Served with Army of the United States, 1940-1946. Member American Psychological Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Computer Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, American Association Artificial Intelligence, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.


Married Eunice Leota Sloop, March 21, 1942 (divorced June 1948). 1 child, Judith Lynn. Married Ingrid Elisabeth Getreu, September 16, 1954.

John Patrick McGuire

Anna Beulah (Erbar) McGuire

Eunice Leota Sloop

Ingrid Elisabeth Getreu

Judith Lynn McGuire