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Optical engineer

Sanford Cobb, American optical engineer. Member Lower St. Croix Valley Fire Protection District, Lakeland, Minnesota, 1982-1987, chairman, 1988-1996. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Society for Information Display, Carlton Society.

Background

Cobb, Sanford was born on March 24, 1936 in Fleetwood, New York, United States. Son of Sanford and Dorothy (Brooks) Cobb.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957.

Career

With, 3M, Hartford City, Indiana, 1957-1960;with, 3M, Maplewood, Minnesota, since 1960;production development specialist Optics Technology Center, 3M, Maplewood, Minnesota, 1974-1984;division scientist safety and security systems division, 3M, Maplewood, Minnesota, 1989-1998;division scientist optical system division, 3M, Maplewood, since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee structured optical surface designs.

Membership

Member Lower St. Croix Valley Fire Protection District, Lakeland, Minnesota, 1982-1987, chairman, 1988-1996. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Society for Information Display, Carlton Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, bridge.

Connections

Married Barbara Alicia Brown, November 21, 1974. Children: Alicia, Sarah.

father:
Sanford Cobb

mother:
Dorothy (Brooks) Cobb

spouse:
Barbara Alicia Brown

children:
Alicia Cobb

Sarah Cobb