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Electronics company executive

William Stanley Ivans, American electronics company executive. Recipient Lilienthal medal, 1950.

Background

Ivans, William Stanley was born on June 17, 1920 in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Son of William S. and Marion (Schultz) Ivans.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1942.

Career

With, Convair division General dynamics corporation, San Diego, 1946-1957;chief electronics engineer, 1954-1957;vice president engineering, Cohu Electronics, Inc. (name changed to Cohu, Inc. 1972), San Diego, 1957-1965;president, Cohu Electronics, Inc.

(name changed to Cohu, Inc. 1972), San Diego, 1965-1983;chief Executive officer, Cohu Electronics, Inc. (name changed to Cohu, Inc.

1972), San Diego, 1968-1983;director, Chairman of the Board, Cohu Electronics, Inc. (name changed to Cohu, Inc. 1972), San Diego

board directors T-Systems International.

United States representative gliding committee Federation Aero International, 1960-1965, 66-, vice president, 1974-1976, president, since 1976.

Membership

Chairman San Diego District Export Council, 1985, 86, San Diego International Trade Commission, since 1987. Board directors San Diego Opera, since 1995. Served as officer United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Member Soaring Society of America (president 1963-1964), National Aeronautical Association (board directors 1963-1964, 90—, Elder Statesman of Aviation 1994).

Connections

Married Rebecca Peck Llewellyn, May 18, 1962. Children: Dennis Llewellyn, Denise Ivans Laurent. Stepchildren: Virginia Liebner Yates, Joan Renee Liebner de Savigliano.

father:
William S. Ivans

mother:
Marion (Schultz) Ivans

spouse:
Rebecca Peck Llewellyn

child:
Dennis Llewellyn Ivans

child:
Denise Ivans Laurent Ivans

child:
Virginia Liebner Yates Ivans

child:
Joan Renee Liebner de Savigliano Ivans