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aerospace company executive

Robert W. Mann, American aerospace company executive. Served with United States Army, 1941-1946. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Technology Marketing Society of America, Amateur Radio Relay League.

Background

Mann, Robert W. was born on August 28, 1921 in Knox City, Missouri, United States. Son of Samuel H. and Mattie Pearl (White) Mann.

Education

Student, Western Illinois State University, 1940. Bachelor of Science in E.E, University Illinois, 1949. Postgraduate, Purdue University, 1955.

Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1955.

Career

Chief engineer Carl A. Bays & Associates, Urbana, Illinois, 1949-1952. Design engineer United States Naval Ordnance Plant, Indianapolis, 1952-1955. Consultant engineer Tammen & Dennison, Inc., Chicago, 1955-1960.

Supervisor avionics development engineering (Northrop Aircraft division), 1960-1961. Chief design engineering group Space Laboratories, 1961-1966, director development engineering, 1966-1970. Director corporation market research and planning Northrop Services Inc., Anaheim, California, from 1970.

President Rocan Enterprises, Long Beach, California, since 1969. Owner Mann Interest, Long Beach, since 1978.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1941-1946. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Technology Marketing Society of America, Amateur Radio Relay League.

Connections

Married Tommie Jean McEntire, March 15, 1944. Children: Steven Robert, Sherrie Jean.

father:
Samuel H. Mann

mother:
Mattie Pearl (White) Mann

spouse:
Tommie Jean McEntire

child:
Sherrie Jean Mann

child:
Steven Robert Mann