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Government official , national security executive

Sidney Norman Graybeal, American national security executive, former government official. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal with 3 oak leaf clusters; recipient Presidential award Federal Civilian Service.


Graybeal, Sidney Norman was born on May 20, 1924 in Butler, Tennessee, United States. Son of Lyman B. and Mary Dove (Hazelwood) Graybeal.


Student, Cortland State Teachers College, New York, 1942. Bachelor of Science in Transportation, University Maryland, 1949. Master of Business Administration in Air Transportation, University Maryland, 1950.


Division chief foreign missile and space activities Central Intelligence Agency, 1950-1964. Deputy assistant director bureau science and technical Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1964-1976. Member strategic weapons panel Department Defense, 1961-1964.

Member United States delegation to Strategic Arms Limitations Talks (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks), 1969-1973. United States commissioner United States-Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Standing Consultative Commission for Implementing Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, 1973-1977. Director Office Strategic Research, Central Intelligence Agency, 1977-1979.

Senior vice president System Planning Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, 1979-1989. Chief scientist Science Applications International Corporation, Santa Fe, from 1989.


Member Department Defense Policy Board Pilot United States Army Air Force, World World War II, PTO. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Air Force Association, Sigma Chi, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma.


Married Josephine Graybeal, May 7, 1948 (deceased September 1986). Children: Douglas Lee, Joan Louise. Married Patricia Bliss McFate, September 10, 1988.

Lyman B. Graybeal

Mary Dove (Hazelwood) Graybeal

Josephine Graybeal

Patricia Bliss McFate

Douglas Lee Graybeal

Joan Louise Graybeal