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Electronics company executive

Luke Dean Lanford, American electronics company executive. Served with United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Telephone Pioneers American, Jacaranda West Country Club, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Lanford, Luke Dean was born on August 4, 1922 in Greer, South Carolina, United States. Son of John D. and Ethel W. (Ballenger) Lanford.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1943.

Career

With, Western Electric Company, Inc., 1946-1978; assistant manager training, Western Electric Company, Inc., New York City, 1957-1960; manager engineering, Western Electric Company, Inc., Kansas City, 1960-1963; assistant works manager, Western Electric Company, Inc., Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1963-1965; plant manager, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1965-1969; general manager, Indianapolis, 1969-1978. Director Metropolitan Indianapolis Television Association, Inc., Station WFYI-television, since 1970, president, 1975-1979.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Telephone Pioneers American, Jacaranda West Country Club, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Donna Marie Cellar, December 20, 1945 (deceased April 29, 1984). 1 daughter, Cynthia Lea Lanford Brown. Married Jacquelyn Sue Carr Bussell, February 14, 1986.

father:
John D. Lanford

mother:
Ethel W. (Ballenger) Lanford

spouse:
Donna Marie Cellar

spouse:
Jacquelyn Sue Carr Bussell