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Thomas E. Orr

manufacturer's representative

Thomas E. Orr, American manufacturer's representative. Professional engineer, Kansas, Texas. Lifetime member Kansas Aviation Museum, Wichita, 1993. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1944-1946. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society Manufacturing Engineers, Society Aeronautical Materials & Process Engineers, Aircraft Owner's & Pilot's Association.

Background

Orr, Thomas E. was born on November 20, 1926 in Pittsburgh. Son of Thomas E. and Helen (Bosworth) Orr.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, University Colorado, 1948.

Career

Engineering trainee, liasion engineer, Chance Vought Aircraft (division United Aircraft Division), Dallas, Stratford, Connecticut, 1948-1951;chief sales engineer, Aviation Products Company, Wichita, Kansas, 1951-1953;president, D & O Engineering Company, Inc., Wichita, 1953-1991;chairman emeritus, D & O Engineering Company, Inc., Wichita, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Professional engineer, Kansas, Texas.

Membership

Lifetime member Kansas Aviation Museum, Wichita, 1993. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1944-1946. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society Manufacturing Engineers, Society Aeronautical Materials & Process Engineers, Aircraft Owner's & Pilot's Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, stamp collecting.

Connections

Married Marianne Riedel, October 18, 1958. Children: Susan, Sarah, Sherman, Samantha, Sydney Costello.

father:
Thomas E. Orr

mother:
Helen (Bosworth) Orr

spouse:
Marianne Riedel

children:
Susan Orr

Sarah Orr

Sherman Orr

Samantha Orr

Sydney Costello Orr