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physicist , Defense industry executive

John Stuart Foster,, physicist, former laboratory, government and defense industry executive. Member National Academy of Engineering (Founders award 1989), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Defense Preparedness Association, National Security Industrial Association.

Background

Foster,, John Stuart was born on September 18, 1922 in New Haven. Son of John Stuart and Flora (Curtis) Foster.

Education

Bachelor of Science, McGill University, 1948;Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, 1952;Doctor of Science (honorary), University Mon., 1979.

Career

Director, Lawrence Livermore (California) Laboratory, 1952-1965;director defense research and engineering, Department Defense, Washington, 1965-1973;vice president, TRW Energy Systems Group, Redondo Beach, California, 1973-1979;vice president science and technical, TRW Inc., Cleveland, 1979-1988;also board directors, TRW Inc., Cleveland. Member of national advisory board American Security Council. Chairman Defense Science Board, 1989-1993.

Chairman Pilkington Aerospace. Chairman Technology Strategies & Alliances.

Membership

Member National Academy of Engineering (Founders award 1989), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Defense Preparedness Association, National Security Industrial Association.

Connections

Married Frances Schnell, December 28, 1978. Children: Susan, Cathy, Bruce, Scott, John.

father:
John Stuart Foster

mother:
Flora (Curtis) Foster

spouse:
Frances Schnell

children:
Susan Foster

Cathy Foster

Bruce Foster

Scott Foster

John Foster