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Donovan


Donovan, Allen Frances (1914-) American engineer. Headed aeronautical mechanics department at Cornell 1946-1955. Senior Vice President, technical, Aerospace Corp, 1960-1978.

Allen Frances Donovan was an accomplished aeronautical engineer who worked for several aeronautical firms between 1936 and 1946, and headed the aeronautical mechanics department at Cornell University 1946-1955. He later became a corporate executive with the Aerospace Corp., serving as senior vice president, technical, 1960-1978. He served also on several government advisory boards, including the President's Science Advisory Committee, 1959-1968.

Born: 1914.

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  • Launius, Roger D, NASA Chief Historian, NASA History Office Home Page, Web Address when accessed: here.

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