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Electronics company executive

Roland Oscar Peterson was American electronics company executive. Registered professional engineer, New York. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award Polytechnic Institute New York, 1986. Regional chairman Los Angeles United Way campaign, 1985-1986. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1954-1956. Member American Electronics Association, Institute Navigation (western regional vice president 1975-1976, Hays award 1982).

Background

Peterson, Roland Oscar was born on January 18, 1932 in Brooklyn. Son of Oscar Gustaf and Klara Ingegerd (Lindau) Peterson.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute New York, 1953. Master of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic Institute New York, 1954.

Career

Research fellow, Microwave Research Institute, Brooklyn, 1953-1954;senior engineer, Sperry Gyroscope Company, Great Neck, New York, 1956-1960;with, Litton Industries, Inc., Woodland Hills, California, since 1961;vice president advanced systems engineering, Guidance and Control Systems division, Litton Industries, Inc., Woodland Hills, California, 1973-1976;vice president business development, Guidance and Control Systems division, Litton Industries Inc., Woodland Hills, California, 1976-1977;president, Guidance and Control Systems division, Litton Industries Inc., Woodland Hills, California, 1977-1983;vice president, Litton Industries, Inc., 1979-1983;senior vice president, group executive, Litton Industries, Inc., Beverly Hills, California, 1983-1988;president, chief operating officer, Litton Industries, Inc., Beverly Hills, California, 1988-1990;senior vice president, group executive, chief scientist, Litton Industries, Inc., Beverly Hills, California, 1990-1992;retired, 1992.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, New York.

Membership

Regional chairman Los Angeles United Way campaign, 1985-1986. Served to First lieutenant United States Army, 1954-1956. Member American Electronics Association, Institute Navigation (western regional vice president 1975-1976, Hays award 1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, tennis.

Connections

Married Agnes Frances Walsh, September 12, 1953. Children: Joan, Lauren, Paul, Michael.

father:
Oscar Gustaf Peterson

mother:
Klara Ingegerd (Lindau) Peterson

spouse:
Agnes Frances Walsh

child:
Joan Peterson

child:
Lauren Peterson

child:
Paul Peterson

child:
Michael Peterson