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Manufacturing executive

James Kermit Palmer, American manufacturing executive. Registered professional engineer, California. Trustee Clarance Radius Memorial Scholarship Fund; Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Limnology and Oceanography, Professional Engineers in Industry (state chairman), California Society Professional Engineers (vice president, past chapter president), National Society Professional Engineers, Masons.

Background

Palmer, James Kermit was born on August 21, 1927 in Inglewood, California, United States. Son of Chester Arthur and Doris May (Smith) Palmer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, California State Polytechnic College, 1954.

Career

Head antenna laboratory Douglas Aircraft Corporation, Long Beach, California, 1950—1955. Engineer antenna development laboratory Stanford Research Institute, 1955—1957. Branch manager Kittleson Company, San Francisco, 1957—1958.

Sales manager Melabs, Palo Alto, 1958—1961. Vice president, general manager Technology Marketing Corporation Research Company, San Luis Obispo, 1961—1966. President general manager Montedoro-Whitney Corporation, from 1966.

Adviser electronics curriculum committee and ecological departments Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo. With United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, California.

Membership

Trustee Clarance Radius Memorial Scholarship Fund. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society Limnology and Oceanography, Professional Engineers in Industry (state chairman), California Society Professional Engineers (vice president, past chapter president), National Society Professional Engineers, Masons.

Connections

Married Miriam Ruth Janeway, June 3, 1950. Children: Donna Ruth, Donald James, David Alan.

father:
Chester Arthur Palmer

mother:
Doris May (Smith) Palmer

spouse:
Miriam Ruth Janeway

child:
Donna Ruth Palmer

child:
Donald James Palmer

child:
David Alan Palmer