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aviation manufacturing company executive

Walter H. Niles, American aviation manufacturing company executive, retired. License professor engineer, Ohio. Decorated Legion of Merit. Lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 1941-1946, World World War II, 1951-1953, Korea; retired United States Air Force Reserve, 1977. Member American Legion, Jewish War Vets, Masons, President Club State University of New New York, Retired Officers Association, Reserve Officers Association.

Background

Niles, Walter H. was born on March 9, 1915 in New York City. Son of Issac and Rebecca Niles.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, City University of New York, 1936. Master in Civil Engineering, City University of New York, 1938. Doctor of Philosophy in Business and Finance, Pace University, 1970.

Career

Associate engineer, Sperry Gyroscope, Garden City, New York, 1938-1939;assistant engineer, United States Engineers, New York City, 1939-1940;partner, Bruce Kamp Associations, New York City and Philadelphia, 1946-1948;vice president engineering, Cameraflex Corporation, New York City, 1948-1951;vice president, Sterling Precision Instruments, New York City, 1953-1954;executive vice president, East Coast Aeronautics, Pelham, New York, 1954-1956;senior vice president, Lawrence Aviation Industries, Port Jefferson Station, New York, 1957-1980. Member president's county, teacher center, State University of New York, 1986-1995. President Rye Brook (New York)Architectural Review Board, 1984-1997.

Achievements

  • License professor engineer, Ohio.

Membership

Lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 1941-1946, World World War II, 1951-1953, Korea. Retired United States Air Force Reserve, 1977. Member American Legion, Jewish War Vets, Masons, President Club State University of New New York, Retired Officers Association, Reserve Officers Association.

Connections

Married Rose Reiss, November 10, 1940. Children: Richard, Barbara, Russell.

father:
Issac Niles

mother:
Rebecca Niles

spouse:
Rose Reiss

child:
Richard Niles

child:
Barbara Niles

child:
Russell Niles