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Naval officer , Construction company executive

Robert Francis Jortberg was American naval officer, construction company executive. Decorated Legion of Merit (2), Bronze star, distinguished service medal. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of America Military Engineers, United States Naval Institute, Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon.

Background

Jortberg, Robert Francis was born on February 2, 1926 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Charles Augustus and Adelaide Cecelia (Mahoney) Jortberg.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1947. Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1951. Master of Science in Mgmt, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1958.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1947;advanced through grades to rear admiral, United States Navy, 1974;chief staff officer, (30th Naval Construction Regiment), Vietnam, 1966-1967;S.E. Asia program manager, (Naval Facilities Engineering Command), 1967-1969;public works officer, deputy superintendent management, (United States Naval Academy), 1969-1972;officer charge construction, Department Defense contracts, Vietnam, 1972;commander officer, Western division Naval Facilities Engineering Command, San Bruno, California, 1973-1974;director shore facilities division, Office Chief Naval Operations, Washington, 1974-1979;retired, Office Chief Naval Operations, 1979;vice president, Lummus Company, engineers and constructors, Bloomfield, New Jersey, since 1979;president, Lummus Construction Company, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1984-1986;associate director, Construction Industry Institute, Austin, Texas, since 1988. Senior lecturer civil engineer department University Texas, Austin.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of America Military Engineers, United States Naval Institute, Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon.

Connections

Married Kathleen Ann Farrell, May 8, 1948. Children– Robert Francis, Anna Mary, Christina Francesca.

father:
Charles Augustus Jortberg

mother:
Adelaide Cecelia (Mahoney) Jortberg

spouse:
Kathleen Ann Farrell

child:
Robert Francis Jortberg

child:
Anna Mary Jortberg

child:
Christina Francesca Jortberg