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shipbuilding executive

Robert Frederick White, American shipbuilding executive. Member School Building Commission, Charlestown, Rhode Island, 1965-1968. With United States Air Force, 1946-1947. Member American Society Naval Architects, American Society Naval Engineers.

Background

White, Robert Frederick was born on December 10, 1927 in Braintree, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Harland Russell and Alice Louise (Dwyer) White.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1951.

Career

Engineer electric boat division General Dynamics, Groton, Connecticut, 1951-1969, manager electric boat division, 1969-1975, chief engineer, 1975-1982, director electric boat division, since 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.

Membership

Member School Building Commission, Charlestown, Rhode Island, 1965-1968. With United States Air Force, 1946-1947. Member American Society Naval Architects, American Society Naval Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Woodworking, gardening, sailing, skiing.

Connections

Married Eleanor Mae Edwards, September 11, 1954. Children: Jocelyn, Robert Frederick, Julie, Jennifer.

father:
Harland Russell White

mother:
Alice Louise (Dwyer) White

spouse:
Eleanor Mae Edwards

child:
Jocelyn White

child:
Robert Frederick White

child:
Julie White

child:
Jennifer White