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engineering executive

James Ralph Cherry, American engineering executive. Ford fellow, 1966.

Background

Cherry, James Ralph was born on December 29, 1936 in Addison, Michigan, United States. Son of Ralph Willis and Vivian Elaine (Johnston) Cherry.

Education

Biosystems Engineering, University of Michigan, 1961;Microsoft Security Essentials, University of Michigan, 1967.

Career

Engineer, Bendix Sys. Division, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1960-1963;senior engineer, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1963-1967;executive engineer, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1976-1982;chief engineer, Motorola Automotive Production, Schaumburg, Illinois, 1967-1976;director engineering, Oak Industries, San Diego, 1982-1984;vice president engineering, I-Scan, Beaverton, Oregon, 1984-1986;owner, Canyon Auto, Beaverton, Oregon, 1987-1989;vice president engineering, Armatron International, Melrose, Massachusetts, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, horseracing.

Connections

Married Julie Ann Richmond, August 24, 1957. Children: James Ralph, Colleen Marie, Donald Arthur, Vicky Lee.

father:
Ralph Willis Cherry

mother:
Vivian Elaine (Johnston) Cherry

spouse:
Julie Ann Richmond

child:
James Ralph Cherry

child:
Colleen Marie Cherry

child:
Donald Arthur Cherry

child:
Vicky Lee Cherry