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JOHN WILLIAM GRACE

John Grace was born May 29, 1921. He married Ruth Delores Schroeder on November 25, 1950. Their children were Martha, Joan, Nancy, John William. John went to work in the Missiles and Surface Radar Division of RCS at Moorestown, NJ. in the 1950's where he swiftly rose from technician to design engineer. He earned his BEE at Drexel University in 1960 and went to work for EG&G in Las Vegas in 1960 as Engineering Manager for the CIA Groom Lake Special Projects Project Oxcart team where advanced  in 1966 to Scientific Executive. From 1973 - 1977 John was business manager for development of the operational test and evaluation in Albuquerque . From 1977 to 1979 John served as manager of the systems project office at Idaho Falls , Idaho . In 1979 John returned to Las Vegas as manager of the company's engineering special products division, retiring in 1991. John was patentee on a contradirectional waveguide coupler and served as member of IEEE,  the Boy Scouts of America, President of Episcopalian couples retreat,, Old Crows, American Legion. John is listed in Who's Who in science and engineering, and in finance and industry.