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Marine officer , Electronics company executive

Robert Hamilton Mitchell was American electronics company executive, former marine officer. Decorated Air medals Distinguished Flying Cross. Member of American Radio Relay League, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (director 1969-1971, national vice president 1971-1973, national president 1973-1975, permanent director since 1975, Distinguished Service award 1973, Gold medal 1974).

Background

Mitchell, Robert Hamilton was born on July 30, 1920 in David City, Nebraska, United States. Son of Arthur James and May (Hamilton) Mitchell.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1961. AM, George Washington University, 1963. Postgraduate, East Texas State University, 1965—1967.

Career

1st officer Trans World Airlines, Kansas City, Missouri, 1940—1942. Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Marine Corps., 1943, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1958, head aviation electronics branch headquarters, 1958—1963. Retired, 1963; manager plans East Systems, Inc., Dallas, 1963—1965, director planning, 1965—1967, vice president, 1967, group executive, 1975, director, senior vice president, group executive aircraft system group, 1976—1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles on electronics to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Radio Relay League, Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (director 1969-1971, national vice president 1971-1973, national president 1973-1975, permanent director since 1975, Distinguished Service award 1973, Gold medal 1974).

Connections

Married Norma Louise Westphal, April 20, 1947. Children: Steven G., Richard R.

father:
Arthur James Mitchell

mother:
May (Hamilton) Mitchell

spouse:
Norma Louise Westphal

child:
Steven G. Mitchell

child:
Richard R. Mitchell