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Aerospace manufacturing company executive

Robert Louis Smith, American aerospace manufacturing company executive. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Association of the United States Army, Navy League.

Background

Smith, Robert Louis was born on July 8, 1932 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Robert Aaron and Madolyn (Silver) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1954. Master of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1955.

Career

Member staff Propulsion Research Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1955-1958, TRW, El Segundo, 1958-1962. Director advanced systems Aerospace Corporation, San Bernardino, 1962-1971, group director strategic systems El Segundo, 1971-1975. Member senior staff National Security Council, Washington, 1975-1977.

Assistant to president Aerospace Corporation, 1977. Director system engineering General Dynamics, Pomona (California) Division, 1977-1982, director Research and Development, 1982-1985, vice president business development, since 1985. Vice chairman advisory board Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, since 1989.

Consultant Defense Science Board, Washington, since 1989, Naval Research Advisory Committee, Washington, 1986-1988, Naval Studies Board, Washington, 1983-1985.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Association of the United States Army, Navy League.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, camping, art, sports.

Connections

Married Suzan Zugsmith, December 18, 1954. Children: Robert Craig, Brian Douglas, Blake Aaron, Jennifer Suzan.

father:
Robert Aaron Smith

mother:
Madolyn (Silver) Smith

spouse:
Suzan Zugsmith

child:
Robert Craig Smith

child:
Brian Douglas Smith

child:
Blake Aaron Smith

child:
Jennifer Suzan Smith