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electronics engineer , Finance company executive

Michael Eugene Mitchell, American finance company executive, retired electronics engineer. Achievements include patentee in field. Recipient American Institute of Electrical Engineers-Institute of Radio Engineers award, University Michigan, 1953; grant, Kalamazoo Citizens, 1949, Junior Chamber of Commerce scholar, 1948, Joseph Boyer scholar, 1952.


Mitchell, Michael Eugene was born on June 29, 1930 in Kalamazoo. Son of Otto Eugene and Helen Elaine (Mullins) Mitchell.


Degree, Western Michigan University, 1951. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, University Michigan, 1953. Bachelor of Science in Engineering Mathematics University Michigan, 1953.


Member technical staff Bell Telephone Laboratories, Whippany, New Jersey, 1953—1957. Communications system engineer, consultant engineer General Electric Company, Ithaca, New York, Okalahoma City, Syracuse, New York, 1957—1975. Senior staff engineer communications system division Hughes Aircraft Company, Fullerton, California, 1975—1989.

President Opportunityland Inc., since 1981.


  • Achievements include patentee in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor government reports and articles in professional journals.


Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Kappa Alpha Psi, Kappa Rho Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi.


Married Joan Hortense Beard, September 13, 1953. Children: MichaelMichael T., Donald G., Nicole M.

Otto Eugene Mitchell

Helen Elaine (Mullins) Mitchell

Joan Hortense Beard

MichaelMichael T. Mitchell

Donald G. Mitchell

Nicole M. Mitchell