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Electronics company executive

William Cullen Moore was American electronics company executive. Achievements include patents on coupling transformer; coded range signal responsive system (aviation); low level bridge discriminator; transponder for moving vehicle tracking system (space).

Background

Moore, William Cullen was born on November 17, 1912 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of William Cullen and Lillian (Rodé) Moore.

Education

Bachelor in Physics, Reed College, Portland, 1936. Master of Arts in Physics, Boston University, 1949.

Career

Electronics engineer, United Airlines, Chicago, 1937-1938;project leader, Motorola, Inc., Chicago, 1938-1947;section head government electronics group, Motorola, Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona, 1958-1978. Retired;project supervisor/instructor, Upper Air Laboratory, Boston University, 1947-1951;chief engineer, Tracerlab, Inc., Boston, 1951-1953;engineering manager, Boonton (New Jersey) Radio Corporation, 1953-1958. Consultant/facilitator (space) Motorola Museum of Electronics, Schaumburg, Illinois, 1987-1990.

Investigator Apollo communications National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Madrid, Spain, 1971.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents on coupling transformer. Coded range signal responsive system (aviation). Low level bridge discriminator.

    Transponder for moving vehicle tracking system (space).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member school board Lombard (Illinois) School District, 1946-1947, Mountain Lakes (New Jersey) School District, 1956-1958. Member allocations panels United Way, 1977-1994. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate.

Section chair 1963-1964). Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior. Section chair since 1940).

Connections

Married Helen Hays Edgar, August 8, 1936. Children: Shirley Carol, Ronald Cullen, Paul Alan, Katherine Leone.

father:
William Cullen Moore

mother:
Lillian (Rodé) Moore

spouse:
Helen Hays Edgar

child:
Shirley Carol Moore

child:
Ronald Cullen Moore

child:
Paul Alan Moore

child:
Katherine Leone Moore