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surveyor , electronics company executive

John Anthony Cavell, American surveyor, electronics company executive. Registered professional surveyor; certified global positioning system trainer. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1985, 87.


Cavell, John Anthony was born on April 27, 1951 in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. Son of Leo Augustine and Lina Kate (Coyne) Cavell.


Student, Louisiana State University, 1969-1971, 72-73;student, University S.W. Louisiana, 1971-1972;student, University New Orleans, 1987-1988.


Instruction research assistant physics and astronomy department Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1973-1975, instruction research assistant petroleum engineering department, 1975-1977, member senate, 1976-1977. Construction superintendent Coyne Construction Corporation, Gretna, 1977-1983. Manager survey division Sam Z. Scandaliato & Associates, Incorporated, New York Orleans, 1983-1988.

Offshore surveying party chief John E. Chance & Associate, Inc., Lafayette, 1988-1991. Operations manager Cochrane Technologies, Inc., 1992-1993. Vice president Navigation Electronics, Inc., 1993-2000, Chief Executive Officer, 2000—2002.

Louisiana surveyor and manager Education Support Professionals Associate, P.A., since 2003.


  • Registered professional surveyor. Certified global positioning system trainer.


President Archbishop Blenk Benevolent Association, Gretna, 1985. Member American Congress Surveying and Mapping, American Cartographic Association, American Association Geodetic Science, National Society Professional Surveyors, Associates Builders and Contractors, Knights of Columbus (various offices 1977-1983, named Knight of Year, Grand Knight, 1992-1993), Louisiana Society of Professional Surveyors (president since 2002, vaious offices since 1996), Squires (chief counsellor 1990-1996, various offices 1964-1969, Squire of Year 1969).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, athletics, reading, music.


Married Gloria Kay Harvey, November 23, 1974. Children: John Anthony Junior, Catherine Aileen, Christopher Allen, Michael Alexander.

Leo Augustine Cavell

Lina Kate (Coyne) Cavell

Gloria Kay Harvey

John Anthony Junior Cavell

Catherine Aileen Cavell

Christopher Allen Cavell

Michael Alexander Cavell