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dc.contributorScott, Thomas Allan (1943- )
dc.contributor.authorBriggs, Stephen M.
dc.contributor.authorMcKay, John
dc.contributor.otherGordon, Hugh L. (1922- )
dc.coverage.spatialKennesaw, Georgia
dc.coverage.spatialCobb County
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Hugh L. Gordon transcript, 2009-11-06, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
dc.descriptionHugh L. Gordon was born in Norfolk, Virginia. He joined the Army Air Corps after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, flying a Northrup P-61. During fifteen months of combat duty, Gordon earned several decorations, including the Distinguished Flying Cross. On discharge from the Army, he entered Virginia Polytechnic Institute and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering in 1950 and a Master of Science degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1951. Gordon joined the Lockheed-Georgia Company in 1951. He worked in a variety of positions within the company, rising to the position of Director of Personnel. Gordon retired from Lockheed-Georgia in 1988. He was a founding member of the Atlanta Employers? Voluntary Merit Employment Association (MEA) and the Private Industry Council of Atlanta (PIC). He also served as a Regional Executive for Region 4 of the National Alliance of Businessmen from 1974 to 1978.
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archives
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dc.subjectDiscrimination in employment - Government policy - United States - History
dc.subjectGordon, Hugh L. (1922- )
dc.subjectLockheed-Georgia Company -- History.
dc.subjectLockheed Aircraft Corporation -- History.
dc.subjectOral histories
dc.titleInterview with Hugh L. Gordon transcript

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