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Thomas Care Reed

executive , public official

Thomas REED, business executive and public official.


REED, Thomas was born on March 1, 1934 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Gordon and Naomi (Bradley) Reed.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1956. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Southern California, 1959.


Engaged in weapons physics Law Radiation Laboratory, University California at Livermore, 1959-1962. Consultant, 1962-1966, 88—. Founder, managing partner Supercon, Ltd., Houston, 1962-1965.

Chairman, chief executive officer River Oaks Agricorp, Healdsburg, California, 1982-1988, Quaker Hill Development Corporation, Healdsburg, since 1965. Director telecommunications and command and control systems Department Defense, 1974-1975. Secretary of the Air Force, 1976-1977.

Member Defense Science Board, 1977-1983. Member science advisory group United States Strategic Command, 1981-1983, 89-94. Special assistant for national security policy to President of the United States, 1982-1983.


Delaware Republican National Convention, 1968, 72. Member Republican National Committee for California, 1968-1972. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1956-1961.

Member Alpha Delta Phi, Tau Beta Pi. Clubs: Pacific Union (San Francisco). Metropolitan (Washington).


Gordon W. Reed

Naomi (Bradley) Reed