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John David Nichols, American software engineering executive, researcher. National Science Foundation fellow University Kentucky, 1969-1970, Dryzer fellow University Tennessee, 1974-1977.


Nichols, John David was born on September 20, 1947 in Creston, Iowa, United States. Son of Cecil Clair and Bess Wilmoth (Earheart) Nichols.


Bachelor of Science, Union University, 1969. Master of Science, University Kentucky, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tennessee, 1977.


Chairman mathematics department Southeast Community College, Cumberland, Kentucky, 1971-1973. Teaching assistant University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1973-1977. Associate professor Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, 1977-1978.

Manager file review Dial Computer Systems, Des Moines, 1978-1982. Manager software systems International Migration Review Systems, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1982-1986. Manager applications software Teledyne Brown Engineering, Huntsville, Alabama, 1986-1993.

Director software engineering division Quality Research, since 1993. C2MUG coordinator CECOM Software Center, Fort Leavenworth, 1984-1985. Guest lecturer St. Mary College, Leavenworth, 1984-1985.



Leader Boy Scouts American, Huntsville, 1986-1990. Nation chief Young Men’s Christian Association Indian Princesses, Huntsville, 1988-1990. Vice president Weatherly Parent-Teachers Association, Huntsville, 1988-1990.

Chairman Weatherly Science Fair, Huntsville, 1986-1988. Teacher, president Wesley Sun school class Aldersgate Methodist Church, since 1988, chairman council on ministries. Member Institute for Advanced Conservative Studies.

Member Armed Forces Communications and Electronics, Phi Alpha Theta, Kappa Mu Epsilon (president 1968-1969), Alpha Chi.


Married Edna Mae Sizemore, March 21, 1975. Children: Christopher Dale, Cynthia Annual.

Cecil Clair Nichols

Bess Wilmoth (Earheart) Nichols

Edna Mae Sizemore

Christopher Dale Nichols

Cynthia Annual Nichols