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John Knowles Buckner

investor

John Knowles Buckner, American investor. Atomic Energy Commission special fellow nuclear science and engineering, 1959, 62-65. Member of Association Universities for Research in Astronomy (bd.d ir. since 2003), Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Psi.

Background

Buckner, John Knowles was born on September 8, 1936 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Son of Ernest Godfrey and Mary Helen (Knowles) Buckner.

Education

Bachelor, Williams College, 1958. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, nuclear engineering, Stanford University, 1965.

Graduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard, 1974.

Career

Manager analysis department Edgerton, Germeshauser, and Greer Inc., Bedford, Massachusetts, 1966-1970. Director electronic data processing, controller, vice president financial operations Eastern Gas & Fuel Associates, Boston, 1970-1977. Executive vice president, chief operating officer, director Waters Associates, Inc., Milford, Massachusetts, 1977-1980.

Vice president, chief finance officer Prime Computer, Inc., Natick, 1980-1983. Senior vice president, chief finance officer EG & G, Inc., Wellesley, 1983-1986. Vice chairman, chief finance officer Control Data Corporation, Minneapolis, 1986-1989.

Chairman Pensco Pension Services Inc., San Francisco, 1989-1998, Bohdan Automation, Inc., Mundelein, Illinois, 1994-1998.

Works

  • Contributor articles on engineering, data analysis and systems to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Association Universities for Research in Astronomy (bd.d ir. since 2003), Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Chi Psi.

Connections

Married Lorraine Catherine Anderson, September 22, 1962. Children: John Knowles, Allison.

father:
Ernest Godfrey Buckner

mother:
Mary Helen (Knowles) Buckner

spouse:
Lorraine Catherine Anderson

children:
John Knowles Buckner

Allison Buckner