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John James Byrne Edit Profile

Manufacturing company executive

John James Byrne was American manufacturing company executive. Patentee in field. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946; to Commander 1951-1953. Member of Merion Golf, Northridge Country Club.

Background

Byrne, John James was born on June 14, 1920 in Anaconda, Montana, United States. Son of Peter J. and Emma (Eakin) Byrne.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Polytechnic College Engineering, 1942.

Career

Junior engineer, Richmond Shipbuilding Corporation, California, 1942;mechanic engineer, sales engineer, Adherite Corporation, Oakland, California, 1946-1951;head field service engineering, E. W. Bliss Company, Canton, Ohio., 1953-1955;manager launching and recovery equipment division, E. W. Bliss Company, 1955-1961;director research and engineering, E. W. Bliss Company, 1961-1964;vice president research and engineering, E. W. Bliss Company, 1964-1969;group vice president press divisions, E. W. Bliss Company, 1969-1970;vice president engineering, research and development, Gulf & Western Industrial Products Company, 1970-1972;vice president, Advanced Development and Engineering Center, G & W Industries, 1972-1985;retired, 1985;engring consultant, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. To Commander 1951-1953. Member of Merion Golf, Northridge Country Club.

Connections

Married Margaret E. Morse Hudacek, January 4, 1992. Children from previous marriage: Katharine Anne, Lael Meredith Byrne Maynard, Marilyn Rosamond Byrne Lombardo.

father:
Peter J. Byrne

mother:
Emma (Eakin) Byrne

spouse:
Margaret E. Morse Hudacek