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Electronics company executive

Palmer Portner Derby, American Electronics company executive. Registered profile engineer, Massachusetts. Recipient Commendation medal, Raytheon Company, 1947. Member Association Home Appliance Manufacturers (associate Executive Board from 1969) M C.

Background

Derby, Palmer Portner was born on May 23, 1920 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Claude Palmer and Hildegarde Rose (Portner) Derby.

Education

Student, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1939-1940;student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1940-1942.

Career

With, Raytheon Company, from 1942;junior engineer, Waltham, Massachusetts, Raytheon Company, 1942;various management positions in engineering, research, marketing, Raytheon Company, 1942-1962;assistant. general manager microwave and power tube division, Raytheon Company, 1962-1976;vice president, assistant general manager, Raytheon Company, 1967-1976;vice-president, director new business analysis, Raytheon Company, Lexington, Massachusetts, from 1976. Pioneer in development magnetron tubes for microwave ovens, microwave tubes for radar, electronic countermeasures missile and communications application.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Massachusetts.

Membership

Member Association Home Appliance Manufacturers (associate Executive Board from 1969) M C.

Connections

Married Marnie Holmes Osborn, December 29, 1941. Children: Susan Palmer Derby Cox, Sally Margaret Derby Duffy.

father:
Claude Palmer Derby

mother:
Hildegarde Rose (Portner) Derby

spouse:
Marnie Holmes Osborn

child:
Susan Palmer Derby Cox Derby

child:
Sally Margaret Derby Duffy Derby