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company executive , Engineering consultant

Robert Charles Anderson, American engineering consultant, retired diversified electronics and aerospace company executive.

Background

Anderson, Robert Charles was born on December 5, 1921 in Greeley, Colorado, United States. Son of William Earl and Elizabeth (Doland) Anderson.

Education

BME, University Colorado, 1943. Postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1960. Postgraduate, University Southern California, 1970.

Career

Engineer rockets division Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, California, 1946-1956. Manager minuteman propulsion division TRW Corporation, Redondo Beach, 1956-1964, project manager, Lunar Excursion Module Descent Engine, 1964-1967, manager project operations Applied Technology division, 1967-1972, vice president, assistant general manager Energy Development group, 1980-1985, vice president, general manager Ballistic Missile division San Bernardino, 1973-1979. Chairman industrial liason committee University California, Riverside, 1974-1976, university relations committee Inland Action, San Bernardino, 1973-1977.

Member national reserach council Space Shuttle Booster Panel., since 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Ruling elder, committee chairman Presbyterian Church, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, 1950-1984. Board directors Little Company Mary Hospital, Torrance, California, 1984. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1946.

Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate, chairman local section 1954-1984, program development 1973-1977). Member World Affairs Council.

Connections

Married Mary Connally Laird. Children: Rebecca, Richard, Tamara, Gabriel, Susan.

father:
William Earl Anderson

mother:
Elizabeth (Doland) Anderson

spouse:
Mary Connally Laird

child:
Rebecca Anderson

child:
Richard Anderson

child:
Tamara Anderson

child:
Gabriel Anderson

child:
Susan Anderson