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James A. McDivitt

AKA James Alton McDivitt

Born: 10-Jun-1929
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Astronaut, Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Commander, Gemini 4 and Apollo 9

Military service: USAF (1951-72, Korean War, ret. Brig Gen.)

Wife: Patricia (div., two sons, two daughters)
Son: Michael A. (b. 14-Apr-1957)
Daughter: Ann L. (b. 21-Jul-1958)
Son: Patrick W. (b. 30-Aug-1960)
Daughter: Kathleen M. ("Katie", b. 16-Jun-1966)
Wife: Judy

    High School: Kalamazoo Central High School, Kalamazoo, MI
    University: Jackson Junior College, Jackson, MI
    University: BS Aeronautical Engineering, University of Michigan (1959)

    Rockwell Automation Senior VP Government Operations (1981-95)
    Pullman Palace Car Company President, Pullman Standard Divison (1975-81)
    Pullman Palace Car Company EVP (1975)
    Consumers Power Company EVP Corporate Affairs (1972-75)
    Member of the Board of Ionatron, Inc. (2006-)
    Member of the Board of Octel Communications Corporation (1996-)
    Member of the Board of Silicon Graphics (1987-)
    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    Atlantic Council
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Society of Experimental Test Pilots
    Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
    Air Medal
    Distinguished Flying Cross


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