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Manufacturing executive

Joe Robert Byrtus, American manufacturing executive. Recipient Certified of Merit, Pres's Missile Sites Labor Committee, 1961.


Byrtus, Joe Robert was born on December 27, 1914 in Sheridan, Wyoming, United States. Son of Paul and Anna (Ruski) Byrtus.


Bachelor of Science, Nebraska State College, 1937. Master of Science, Ohio Institute of Technology, 1952.


Science teacher, Cody, Wyoming, 1938—1941. Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1942, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1950. Naviagator United States Air Force World World War II, 1942—1946.

Secretary Aero Board Hq. American Advertising Federation, 1946—1949. Group nava bomber radar Korean War, 1950—1951.

Proceedings Headquarters Administrative Management College, 1952—1955. Acting director for single manager HQUSAF, 1956—1959. Chief air proceedings Headquarters AFFC, 1960—1962.

Retired, 1962

Executive vice president Stanley Aviation, Denver, 1962—1964. Science teacher, Sheridan, Wyoming, 1965—1977.


Chairman Republican Precinct, 1966—1979. State. committeeman, 1968—1979. Member of Forest Glen.

Association (secretary 1983, president 1984-1986), Western Senior Amateur Association, Utah Golf Association, American Legion, Air Force Association, National Retired Teachers Association, Wyoming Senior Golfers Association (secretary, treasurer 1974-1978), Sheridan Translators Association (president 1975-1979), Kendrick Golf Club 1976-1978, Elks Club (life).


Married Harriet E. Taggart, January 2, 1946. Children: Robert T., Jesse J., Anna T.

Paul Byrtus

Anna (Ruski) Byrtus

Harriet E. Taggart

Robert T. Byrtus

Jesse J. Byrtus

Anna T. Byrtus