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Roy Lackey Beavers

utilities executive , volunteer , writer

Roy Lackey Beavers was American utilities executive, volunteer, writer. Achievements include research in the effects of electromagnetic fields. Decorated Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals United States Naval Institute, President Merit Service medal, Navy Commendation medal.

Background

Beavers, Roy Lackey was born on April 24, 1930 in Joplin, Missouri, United States. Son of Roy L. Senior and Margarette Nellie (Loughlin) Beavers.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business, University Missouri, 1952. Master of Arts in Political Science, University Maryland, 1970.

Career

Commissioned ens. United States Navy, 1952, advanced through grades to Commander, 1966. Assistant naval attache Tokyo. Nuclear weapons officer-in-charge on aircraft carrier.

Agent, broker insurance agency, Lebanon, Missouri, 1972-1977. Field representative National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Washington, 1977-1984. Manager public information and legislation liaison wholesale power cooperative KAMO Power, Vinita, Oklahoma, 1984-1993.

With Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1970—1972. With Strategic Arms Limitation Talks I strategic arms negotiations United States Arms Control Disarmament Agency, 1970—1972.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in the effects of electromagnetic fields.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

State headquarters director Virginia Committee to Re-elect Nixon, Richmond, Virginia, 1972. Member Board Missouri Community Betterment Education Fund, 1990-1993, Board Oklahoma Academy for State Goals, 1990-1993. Activist against ubiquitous presence of electromagnetic radiation, numerous organizations, 1989-2009.

Member United States Naval Institute.

Connections

Married Valerie Evelyn Gurney (deceased 2005). Children: Leslie Anne, Brendan G.

father:
Roy L. Senior Beavers

mother:
Margarette Nellie (Loughlin) Beavers

spouse:
Valerie Evelyn Gurney

children:
Leslie Anne Beavers

Brendan G. Beavers