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Raymond Earl Jacobson, American Electronics company entrepreneur and executive ( ind: manufacturing)electronics company entrepreneur and executive. Member Association American Rhodes Scholars, Harvard Business School Association, Oxford Society, Yale.


Jacobson, Raymond Earl was born on May 25, 1922 in St. Paul. Son of Albert H. and Gertrude W. (Anderson) Jacobson.


Bachelor of Engineering with high honors, prize for excellence in mechanical engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1944. Master of Business Administration with distinction, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1948. Bachelor in Economic and Politics (Rhodes Scholar), Oxford University, 1950.

Master of Arts, Oxford University, 1954.


; children: Michael David, Karl Raymond, Christopher Eric. Assistant to general manager Party of the Democratic Revolution Electronics, Inc., Brooklyn, 1951-1955. Sales manager Curtiss-Wright Electronics Division, Carlstadt, New Jersey, 1955-1957.

Director marketing TRW Computers Company, Los Angeles, 1957-1960. Vice president operations Electro-Science Investors, Dallas, 1960-1963. President Whitehall Electronics, Inc., Dallas, 1961-1963, director, 1961-1963.

Chairman of the Board General Electronic Control, Inc., Minneapolis, 1961-1963, Staco, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, 1961-1963. President Maxson electronics corporation, Great River, New York, 1963-1964, Jacobson Assocs., San Jose, California, 1964-1967. Co-founder, president, chairman, chief Executive officer Anderson Jacobson, Inc., SanJose, 1967-1988.

Chairman Anderson Jacobson, SA, Paris, 1974-1988. Chairman Anderson Jacobson, Ltd., London, 1975-1985. Chairman Anderson Jacobson Canada, Ltd./Ltée, Toronto, 1975-1985, Anderson Jacobson, GmbH, Cologne, 1978-1983, CXR Corporation, San Jose, 1988-1994.

Board directors Tamar Electronics, Inc., Los Angeles, Rawco Instruments, Inc., Dallas, 1960-1963, Micro Radionics, Inc., Los Angeles, 1964-1967, Computerman United States of America, Inc., Reno, 1997^. Lecturer engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 1958-1960 lecturer business administration, University of California Berkel;ey, 1965-1966. Member underwriting Lloyd's London, 1975-1996.

Eagle Scout Boy Scouts American, 1935, committeeman 1968-1980. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.


Eagle Scout Boy Scouts American, 1935, committeeman, 1968-1980. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, radar maintenance officer, United States Ship Puget Sound. Member Association American Rhodes Scholars, Oxford Society, Brasenose Society, Yale Club, Yale Class 1944 (executive committee), Harvard Business School Association, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Courtside Tennis Club, Seascape Swim and Racquet Club.


Married Margaret Maxine Meadows, December 22, 1959 (divorced 1986). Children: Michael David, Karl Raymond, Christopher Eric.

Albert H. Jacobson

Gertrude W. (Anderson) Jacobson

Margaret Maxine Meadows

Michael David Jacobson

Karl Raymond Jacobson

Christopher Eric Jacobson