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James Richard Gober, American writer, cartographer. Professional engineer, New Jersey State Board Professional Engineers, 1970. Decorated Viet Nam Army Distinguished Service Medal-2d Class Republic of Viet Nam Joint General Staff, Legion of Merit-1st Oak Leaf Cluster United States Army-Viet Nam.


Gober, James Richard was born on June 10, 1927 in Denver, Colorado, United States.


Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1945—1949. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University, 1958—1960. Master of Arts in Management, Webster University.


Colonel United States Army, 1949—1979. Project manager-wind energy systems Raytheon Service Company, Burlington, Massachusetts, 1979—1981. Manager industrial engineering GTE Communications Systems, Albuquerque, 1981—1985, manager inds. engineering El Paso, 1981—1985, manager advanced manufacturing engineering Albuquerque, 1986—1988.

Manager, engineering change & documentation control Siemens Transmission Systems, 1989—1993.


  • Professional engineer, New Jersey State Board Professional Engineers, 1970.


  • Other Work

    • Author/editor: nonfiction Cowboy Justice-Tale of a Texas Lawman (First Place, Nonfiction Book-Southwest Writers, 1994), (Best Book of 1997-Westerners International, 1997).


  • Other Interests

    Walking, research, humanitarian aid work overseas.


Son of John David and Jimmye Irene Bowersock, Richard Fly and Fanny Gober. Married Tuyet Vo, December 26, 1972. Married Betty Lou Williams, June 3, 1949 (divorced September 0, 1972).

Children: Lynn Scott, Margaret Carlisle Reheard, Julie Kim Gober-Young, Cindi Irene Robinson, Catherine Ann Davis, James Richard Gober, Junior.

John David

Jimmye Irene Bowersock

Tuyet Vo

Betty Lou Williams

Lynn Scott Gober

Margaret Carlisle Reheard Gober

Julie Kim Gober-Young Gober

Cindi Irene Robinson Gober

Catherine Ann Davis Gober

James Richard Gober

Junior Gober