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John Vinton Bouyoucos, American Research and development company executive. Patentee in field Recipient Rochester Patent Law Association; Inventors award, 1973.


Bouyoucos, John Vinton was born on November 9, 1926 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Son of George John and Delia (Bemis) Bouyoucos.


Student, University Michigan, 1944;Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1949;S.M. Entertainment, Harvard University, 1951;Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1953;Harvard Business School Smaller Company Management Program certified, Harvard University, 1976.


Assistant director Harvard Acoustics Research Laboratory, Harvard University, 1955-1959. Manager hydroacoustics department General Dynamics Electronics Division, Rochester, New York, 1959-1971. President, chief scientist Hydroacoustics Inc., 1972—2006.

Retired, 2006

Consultant in field.


  • Patentee in field.


  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.


President, chairman board Society Chamber Music, Rochester, 1977-1996, chairman board 1996-1999, chairman emeritus, since 1999. Board directors, vice chairman Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, 1978-1989, honorary board directors, since 1990. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946.

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Acoustical Society of America (vice president 1970-1971. Distinguished service citation 2000, Gold certified, 2004, Engineering Acoustics Silver medal, 2004). Member Society Exploration Geophysicists, Audio Engineering Society, Institute Noise Control Engineers Clubs: Harvard Business School Rochester (president 1984).


Married Stella Wright, September 29, 1953. Children: Anne Stephanie, Peter Johnson, Hope Nicola. Married Kristine Thuesen Hordon, May 26, 1984.

Stepchildren: Nils William, Kjirsti Beth.

George John Bouyoucos

Delia (Bemis) Bouyoucos

Stella Wright

Kristine Thuesen Hordon

Anne Stephanie Bouyoucos

Peter Johnson Bouyoucos

Hope Nicola Bouyoucos

Nils William Bouyoucos

Kjirsti Beth Bouyoucos