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W.C. Rockefeller

consultant engineer.

W.C. Rockefeller, American consultant engineer. Recipient Lawrence B. Sperry award Institute Aero. Sciences, 1936. Fellow Institute Aero. Sciences; member Planning Executives Institute.

Background

Rockefeller, W.C. was born on April 2, 1910 in Ogden, Utah, United States. Son of William V. and Julia (Tullis) Rockefeller.

Education

Bachelor of Science, California Institute Technology, 1932, Master of Science, 1934.

Career

Instructor California Institute Technology, 1932-1937. Consultant aero. engineer, 1934-1938. Chief of aerodynamics Vultee Aircraft, Inc., 1938-1942.

Assistant chief engineer Avion, Inc., 1942-1944. General manager Alvin R. Adams & Associates, 1944-1948. Director, executive assistant to Chairman of the Board Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, 1947-1953.

Vice-president, director Airfleets Inc., 1949-1956, San Diego Corporation, 1952-1956, Nut-Shel Company, 1952-1956, Hidden Splendor Mining Company, 1954-1958. Vice president Atlas Corporation, 1954-1958. Vice-president, director MVT Industries, Inc., 1960-1964.

Vice president Sonico, Inc., 1964-1969. President Via Computer, Inc., 1969-1982. Associate California Institute Technology, 1975-1982.

Works

  • Contributor articles to various engineering publs.

Membership

Fellow Institute Aero. Sciences; member Planning Executives Institute.

Connections

Married Verna Margaret Rood, July 17, 1937. Children: Alan Frank, Gail Frances.

father:
William V. Rockefeller

mother:
Julia (Tullis) Rockefeller

spouse:
Verna Margaret Rood

children:
Alan Frank Rockefeller

Gail Frances Rockefeller