Sunday, June 14, 2009

Marquis Who's Who: James Sidles

Marquis Who's Who, 2009
Reproduced in
Biography Resource Center,
Farmington Hills, Michigan. Gale, 2009
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James Sidles
Birth: 1932 in Centerville, Iowa, United States.
Occupation: Retired engineer.
Family: Son of Peter and Selma (Johnson) Sidles; married JoAnn McCord, March 5, 1955 (deceased 1979); children: Sheryl, James Paul.
Education: BS, Iowa State College, 1954; MSE, University of Akron, 1962.
Certification: Registered professional engineer.
Political/Religious Affiliations: Democrat. Member of United Church of Christ.
Avocations/Research/Interests: Achievements include patents in field including collapsible (folding) tires, technology leading to first radial farm tractor tires.
Civil/Military Service: Lieutenant junior grade US Naval Reserve, 1954-1957.
Memberships: American Association for the Advancement of Science, SAE.
Positions Held: Retired, B.F. Goodrich Co., Brecksville, Ohio, 1993; R&D Fellow, B.F. Goodrich Co., Brecksville, Ohio, 1962-93; Product Engineer, Firestone Tire and Rubber Co., Akron, 1954-62.

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  1. Died 12 May 2011
    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ohio/obituary.aspx?n=james-sidles&pid=151135395

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