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consultant , computer software engineer

James Lee Postma, American computer software engineer, consultant. Registered professional engineer, California; certified flight instructor, Federal Aviation Administration. Recipient Science award Bausch & Lomb, 1952. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1957-1960, Japan. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (president student chapter 1955), Theta Xi.

Background

Postma, James Lee was born on August 9, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Junior and Grace E. (Lee) Postma.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1956; postgraduate, Alexander Hamilton Institute, 1962.

Career

Senior engineer, North American Aviation, Canoga Park, California, 1960-1967; manager, CELESCO, Costa Mesa, California, 1967-1972; manager, California Computer Corporation, Anaheim, 1972-1973; private practice investment adviser, Anaheim, 1973-1978; private practice computer software engineering consultant, Anaheim, 1978-1980; private practice computer software engineering consultant, Steilacoom, Washington, since 1980. President Brainware Corporation, Anaheim, 1967-1977. Director 2003 Corporation, Steilacoom,1992.

Chief Executive Officer Western Air Lines, Steilacoom, 1995.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, California. Certified flight instructor, Federal Aviation Administration.

Membership

First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1957-1960, Japan. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (president student chapter 1955), Theta Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, mountain climbing, flying.

Connections

Married Yukiko Honda, December 21, 1960 (divorced February 1980). Children: Monica Lee, Cindy Jane, Joy Marie. Married Frances Ann Speers, July 26, 1980.

father:
John Postma Junior

mother:
Grace E. (Lee) Postma

spouses:
Yukiko Honda

Frances Ann Speers

children:
Monica Lee Postma

Joy Marie Postma

Cindy Jane Postma