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military consultant

Joel Smith Lawson,, American military consultant. Recipient Distinguished Civilian Service award United States Navy, 1968, Meritorious Civilian Service award United States Navy, 1984. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Physical Society, Marine Technology Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Lawson,, Joel Smith was born on July 3, 1924 in New York City. Son of Joel Smith and Garetta (Reboul) Lawson.

Education

Bachelor, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1947;Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1949;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1953.

Career

Special assistant electronics, Office of Secretary Navy, Washington, 1965-1967;science advisor, Commander in Chief of Pacific, Honolulu, 1967-1968;director Navy laboratories, United States Navy, Washington, 1968-1974;technical director, Naval Electronic Systems Command, Washington, 1974-1981;technical director C2, Naval Electronic Systems Command, Washington, 1981-1984;consultant, Naval Electronic Systems Command, Washington, since 1985.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Physical Society, Marine Technology Society, Sigma Xi. Clubs: Cosmos (Washington).

Connections

Married Grace Rumbough, January 5, 1946. Children: Joel, Grace L. Hutchinson, William H., David R.

father:
Joel Smith Lawson,

mother:
Garetta (Reboul) Lawson,

spouse:
Grace Rumbough

children:
Joel Lawson,

Grace L. Hutchinson Lawson,

William H. Lawson,

David R. Lawson,