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Electronics company executive

Norman Charles Peterson, American electronics company executive. Trustee Santa Monica Hospital; ruling elder Presbyterian Church, Santa Monica, since 1955. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma.

Background

Peterson, Norman Charles was born on September 17, 1922 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of John Carroll and Ella Leah (Glasgow) Peterson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Michigan, 1943. Master of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology, 1949.

Career

Scientist Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1949-1959. Director program development Hughes Aircraft Corporation, Culver City, 1959-1969. Senior vice president operations I.M.S., Inc., Los Angeles, 1969-1970.

President Communication Terminals-Rapifax Company, Santa Monica, 1971-1973, executive vice president, 1973-1977. Director business planning electronics operations Rockwell International, 1977-1980. Director development TRW, Inc., 1980-1985.

Consultant, author, Santa Monica, since 1985. Founder Los Angeles Corporation Planners, 1968, member, since 1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Trustee Santa Monica Hospital. Ruling elder Presbyterian Church, Santa Monica, since 1955. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma.

Connections

Married Donna June Bleekman, April 1, 1944. Children: Nancy Carroll, Sandra Leah.

father:
John Carroll Peterson

mother:
Ella Leah (Glasgow) Peterson

spouse:
Donna June Bleekman

child:
Nancy Carroll Peterson

child:
Sandra Leah Peterson