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Engineering construction executive

Joseph Paul Bellanca, American engineering construction executive. Achievements include aifield pavement design for future 2 million pound aircraft at Dallas-Fort Worth airport; executive-level involvement in airport development programs for Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Barcelona, 2-Jordan, 4-Saudi Arabia, New Seoul, and Detroit Downtown People Mover.

Background

Bellanca, Joseph Paul was born on November 25, 1936 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Sam and Anna (Cani) Bellanca.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1958.

Career

Association/project manager, Texas Assessment Management System Consultants, Dallas/Fort Worth, 1968-1973;associate/resident manager, Texas Assessment Management System Consultants, Washington, 1973-1977;president, Bellanca Engineering Consultants, Atlanta, others, 1977-1985;director, Schal Associations, Chicago, 1985-1986;vice president, Greiner, Inc., Orlando (Florida), Denver, 1986-1988;vice president, Bechtel International Inc., Vienna, Virginia, 1988-1992;vice president, Turner Construction Company, Atlanta, 1992-1998;executive vice president, Bovis Construction Company, Atlanta, since 1998. Lobbyist Airport Consultants Council.

Achievements

  • Achievements include aifield pavement design for future 2 million pound aircraft at Dallas-Fort Worth airport. Executive-level involvement in airport development programs for Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Barcelona, 2-Jordan, 4-Saudi Arabia, New Seoul, and Detroit Downtown People Mover.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Airports--Challenges of the Future, 1973. (design compendium) World Travel Center--Detroit Metropolitan Airport (Design award for $1 billion new air terminal complex).

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers (secretary 1973, vice-chairman 1979, executive committee, air transport division), National Society of Professional Engineers, Texas Society Professional Engineers (president Mid-Cities chapter 1972-1973).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, sports, history/government.

Connections

Married Joy Eleanor Gaston, December 5, 1964 (deceased). Children: Joseph Junior, Victoria Ann Gordon, Lizabeth Ann Wilbur, Lorraine Thacker.

father:
Sam Bellanca

mother:
Anna (Cani) Bellanca

spouse:
Joy Eleanor Gaston

child:
Joseph Junior Bellanca

child:
Victoria Ann Gordon Bellanca

child:
Lizabeth Ann Wilbur Bellanca

child:
Lorraine Thacker Bellanca