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Optical engineer

James Leroy Jernigan, American Optical engineer. President Inyokern (California) Chamber of Commerce, 1975. Member Optical Society American.

Background

Jernigan, James Leroy was born on November 8, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of James Sinkler and Beatrice M. (Trafton) Jernigan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Brigham Young University, 1965.

Career

Physicist, Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, California, 1965-1979;optical physicist, White Sands (New Mexico) Missile Range, 1979-1982;optical engineer, researcher, Physical Science Laboratory New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 1982-1989;senior staff engineer, TRW, Las Cruces, 1989;senior optical engineer, IIT Research Institute, Las Cruces, 1989-1992;vice president, chief scientist, JTI Systems, Inc., Albuquerque, 1992-1996;president, J. Jernigan and Associations, Las Cruces, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee in field.

Membership

President Inyokern (California) Chamber of Commerce, 1975. Member Optical Society American.

Connections

Married Carol Ann Roe, June 6, 1961. Children: Deborah S., James D., Stephen S., Daniel K., Matthew J., Ruth H., Naomi E.

father:
James Sinkler Jernigan

mother:
Beatrice M. (Trafton) Jernigan

spouse:
Carol Ann Roe

children:
Deborah S. Jernigan

James D. Jernigan

Stephen S. Jernigan

Daniel K. Jernigan

Matthew J. Jernigan

Ruth H. Jernigan

Naomi E. Jernigan