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consultant , electronics executive

Will McAdam, American electronics executive, consultant. Decorated Bronze Star. 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life, chairman subcommittee on electrical and high frequency measurements 1957-1959, committee industrial electronic and control instruments 1961-1965, Prize Paper award 1958), Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

McAdam, Will was born on October 22, 1921 in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States. Son of Will and Elizabeth Margaret (Wickham) McAdam.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Case Institute Technology, 1942;Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1959.

Career

Research technologist, Leeds & Northrup Company, Philadelphia, 1945-1957;head electrical section Research and Development department, Leeds & Northrup Company, North Wales, Pennsylvania, 1957-1968;associate director research operations, Leeds & Northrup Company, North Wales, Pennsylvania, 1968-1976;manager development and engineering advisory development, Leeds & Northrup Company, North Wales, Pennsylvania, 1977-1979;principal scientist research department, Leeds & Northrup Company, North Wales, Pennsylvania, 1979-1982;retired, Leeds & Northrup Company, North Wales, Pennsylvania, 1982;consultant in electronics, since 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to handbooks. 30 patents in field.

Membership

First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life, chairman subcommittee on electrical and high frequency measurements 1957-1959, committee industrial electronic and control instruments 1961-1965,Prize Paper award 1958), Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: amateur radio, woodworking/cabinetmaking.

Connections

Married Evelyn Virginia Warren, September 22, 1945. Children: Elizabeth Ruth, Margaret Evelyn.

father:
Will McAdam

mother:
Elizabeth Margaret (Wickham) McAdam

spouse:
Evelyn Virginia Warren

child:
Elizabeth Ruth McAdam

child:
Margaret Evelyn McAdam