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James Raymond Greenwood, American aircraft company executive. Recipient Paul Tissandier diploma Federation Aeronautique Internationale, Belgium, 1982; recipient George Washington Honor medal Freedoms Foundation, 1957.


Greenwood, James Raymond was born on June 2, 1920 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.


Student, Louisiana State Normal College, 1944. Student, University Georgia, 1944.


Mgr, public relations American Airmotive, Miami, Florida, 1950-1951. Coordinator training Hawthorne School Aeros, Moultrie, Georgia, 1951-1955. Manager press relations Beech Aircraft Corporation, Wichita, Kansas, 1955-1964.

Director public relations Gates Learjet Corporation, 1964-1970, senior vice president Tucson, since 1973. Director public affairs Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, 1970-1973. Advisory board University Texas Aviation Library, Dallas, since 1974, 99's Resource Center, Oklahoma City, since 1982, Pima Air Museum Foundation, Tucson, since 1981.

Industry advisory council University Arizona College Engineering, since 1982. Industry advisory committee Enbry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona, since 1982. Industry advisory board Wichita State University, since 1983.

Aviation advisory committee Kansas Department Transportation, Topeka, since 1982. Member National Defense Executive Reserve, United States Department Transportation, since 1982. Trustee Aviation-Space Writers Foundation, since 1977.


Board directors Metropolitan Tucson Convention-Visitors Bureau, Tucson, since 1982. Served with United States Navy, 1941-1946. Member National Press Club, Aviation-Space Writers Association (director 1975-1979 N. Lever award, B. Case award 1977, Public Relations trophy 1963), Wings Club, Tucson Chamber of Commerce (military affaris committee since 1982) Clubs: Aero of Washington, National Aviation, OX5 Aviation Pioneers, Quiet Birdmen.


Son of Ernest and Laura (Mandeville) G. M. Stella Dixon (divorced). 1 daughter, Karen Greenwood Kraus.

M. 2d Virginia eloise Hoyt, October 27, 1946 (divorced). Children: Roxanne Greenwood Cable, Jeanne Greenwood Plant. M. 3d Helen Maxine Condon, September 11, 1970.

Ernest Greenwood

Laura (Mandeville) Greenwood

Roxanne Greenwood Cable Greenwood

Jeanne Greenwood Plant Greenwood