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Hilburn



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Hilburn
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Hilburn, Earl D (1920-1989) American engineer. At NASA 1963-1966, in charge of industrial affairs. Later President of Western Union.

Earl D. Hilburn was trained in physics and mathematics at the University of Wisconsin and worked for more than twenty years in the electronics and aerospace industry before accepting a position at NASA in 1963 as Deputy Associate Administrator. In that post he was responsible for industry affairs, and helped maintain liaison with the far-flung corporations involved in the production of NASA space hardware. In 1966 he left NASA and became president of Western Union.

Born: 1920.04.16.
Died: 1989.01.10.

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

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  • Death of Earl D Hilburn - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Hilburn. Summary: American engineer. At NASA 1963-1966, in charge of industrial affairs. Later President of Western Union..

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