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electronics executive

Oscar Perry Kusisto, American electronics executive. Achievements include first to in stereo 8 and quadrophonic 8 industries. Recipient Commendation award for contribution to radar development, United States Navy, 1944. Member of American Radio Relay League, Society Automotive Engineers, Circumnavigators Club, Recess Club.

Background

Kusisto, Oscar Perry was born on September 12, 1915 in Calumet, Michigan, United States. Son of Samuel E. and Sanna (Hakala) K. Student Michigan College Mining and Technology, 1933, University of Michigan, 1935-1940, Lawrence Technology College, 1941, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1942.

Education

Degree, Michigan College Mining and Technology, 1933. Degree, University Michigan, 1940. Degree, Lawrence Technology College, 1941.

Degree, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1942.

Career

Radar development engineer, field engineering supervisor Raytheon Manufacturing Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1942—1947. Sales engineer Motorola Automotive Products Inc., Detroit, 1947—1955, sales manager, 1955—1960, vice president, general manager, 1960—1966, president, since 1966. Vice president, general manager Automotive division Motorola Inc.

Chairman Motorola Automotive Ltd., England. Chairman emeritus Industry Training Authority. Vice chairman Autovox Italy.

Board director Motorola Inc., Motorola Canada Ltd., Alps-Motorola, Japan. Consultant automotive and electronics industries, various international companies. Special consultant Motorola.

Consultant Corporation Research and Intellectual Properties Center. With United States Naval Reserve, 1932-1936.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to in stereo 8 and quadrophonic 8 industries.

Membership

Member Society Automotive Engineers, American Radio Relay League. Clubs: Recess, Circumnavigators. Pioneer in stereo 8 and quadrophonic 8 industries.

Connections

Married Dorothy Elizabeth Allison, January 1, 1941. Children: Susan Elizabeth, Thomas Perry.

father:
Samuel E. Mining

mother:
Sanna (Hakala) K. Student Michigan College Mining

spouse:
Dorothy Elizabeth Allison

child:
Susan Elizabeth Kusisto

child:
Thomas Perry Kusisto