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Manufacturing executive

Kenneth Fraser Holtby, American Manufacturing executive. Avocations: tennis; skiing; sailing M C. Foundation member Pacific Science Center, Seattle, since 1974. Served to Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1943-1946. Fellow British Royal Aero. Society, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (honorary, Aircraft Design award 1984); member National Research Council, United States National Academy Engineering.

Background

Holtby, Kenneth Fraser was born on May 18, 1922 in Escanaba, Michigan, United States. Son of David William and Nina Kate (Hemenway) Holtby.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1947. Master of Science in Industrial Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961.

Career

Aerodynamicist, Boeing Company, Seattle, 1947;various management positions, Boeing Company, Seattle, 1953-1982;senior vice president, Boeing Company, Seattle, 1982-1987. Board directors Keytronics Corporation, Spokane.

Achievements

  • Avocations: tennis; skiing. Sailing M C.

Membership

Foundation member Pacific Science Center, Seattle, since 1974. Served to lieutenant United States Air Force, 1943-1946. Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (honorary Aircraft Design award 1984, Laureate Bagnou prize), British Royal Aeronautical Society.

Member: United States National Academy Engineering, National Research Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, skiing, sailing.

Connections

Married Bettie Roberts, June 11, 1943. Children– Michael Earle, Tracy Linda Meilleur, Jeffrey Thomas, Kristen Ann Buren, Matt Fraser.

father:
David William Holtby

mother:
Nina Kate (Hemenway) Holtby

spouse:
Bettie Roberts

child:
Michael Earle Holtby

child:
Tracy Linda Meilleur Holtby

child:
Jeffrey Thomas Holtby

child:
Kristen Ann Buren Holtby

child:
Matt Fraser Holtby