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Computer professional

Robert Louis Ashford, American computer professional.

Background

Ashford, Robert Louis was born on September 8, 1938 in Meridian, Mississippi, United States. Son of Walter and Bertha (Edmonds) Ashford.

Education

Student, Tougaloo College, 1958.

Career

Programmer, analyst State of California, San Francisco, 1964-1968. Programming manager Control Data Corporation, Palo Alto, California, 1968-1973. Office technical consultant Hewlett-Packard Company, 1973-1995.

Membership

Member Legal Defense Fund: Committee of 100, New York City With United States Army, 1961-1964. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), Space Studies Institute, Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, Union Concerned Scientists, Astronomical Society Pacific (advisor, consultant since 1989, Volunteer of Year award 1992), Group 70 (board directors public relations large amateur telescope project), Project Astro (advisory board).

Connections

Married Ruth L. Sypert, May 16, 1992.

father:
Walter Ashford

mother:
Bertha (Edmonds) Ashford

spouse:
Ruth L. Sypert