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designer , consultant , aircraft company executive

Robert James Stevenson, American aircraft company executive, consultant, designer.

Background

Stevenson, Robert James was born on October 30, 1916 in Watertown, South Dakota, United States. Son of Robert William and Bessie (Schooley) Stevenson.

Education

Student, Oregon University, 1936—1938.

Career

Bush pilot Peterson Flying Service, Anchorage, 1945—1946. Vice president Northern Consolidated Airlines Anchorage, Wein Alaska, 1947—1956. Also director; president Arctic Air Cargo, Anchorage, 1956—1960.

President Cal-National Airways, Inc., Grass Valley, California, 1960—1971, director. President Engine Air Ltd., St. Louis, since 1971, also director, consultant aviation. Designer aircraft accessories.

1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.

Membership

Board directors Assorted Charities Nevada County, California, 1963—1970, Community Concert Association, Grass Valley, 1966—1971. Co-Chairman Senator Chappie Election Committee, 6th District, California, 1967—1971. Coordinator Friends Reagan Election Committee, Nevada County, 1970.

Member of Quiet Birdmen Internat, National Air Tanker Association (secretary 1960-1971), 20/30 Club (Salem, Oregon) (president 1938-1940).

Connections

Married Oma Nell Smith, December 27, 1943 (divorced October 1957). Children: Robert William, Thomas Richard, Timothy James. Married Kimary Elizabeth Leonard, November 4, 1957.

Children: Leonard Franks, Randall James, Romney January.

father:
Robert William Stevenson

mother:
Bessie (Schooley) Stevenson

spouse:
Oma Nell Smith

spouse:
Kimary Elizabeth Leonard

child:
Robert William Stevenson

child:
Thomas Richard Stevenson

child:
Timothy James Stevenson

child:
Leonard Franks Stevenson

child:
Randall James Stevenson

child:
Romney January Stevenson