Family History of a Successful Aerospace Executive

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CreateSpace, May 10, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
This is the story of a successful aerospace executive and his family. The family includes the executive, his wife, his 5 children, both parents of the executive and his wife, the 2 brothers of the wife, and the one brother of the executive. The children's spouses are listed, and the 13 grandchildren and spouses are listed. The 3 great grandchildren are listed. Any special awards or trophies awarded to family members are listed in an Appendix. For historical interest famous people with the family name are listed in a second Appendix. Jon Schiller became interested in this family when he met the husband and wife on a trip to Spain. He kept in touch with the key family members when they returned to California in the first few years of the 21st Century.
 

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I re ad this story with much interest. Bunny was one of my best friends when he lived with his grandmother in Ada.I met his mother and dad, but never met is brother who was attending CalTech. I oftened wondered about Bunny after he left Oklahoma and now I know.
Gene Albright g53malbright@gmail.com
 

Contents

Courtship Honeymoon And Marriage
1
EMILIES EARLY YEARS
17
RICHARDS EARLY YEARS
29
GRÉTL
35
RANDY
41
ERNEST
49
DAVID
57
DAWN
63
FATHER Ralph Ernest Manns
141
BROTHER RALPH JR
153
BROTHER ROBERT
157
PAULINE SMYTH
161
WALTER SMYTH
167
BROTHER DON BUNNY SMYTH
171
THE COURT CASE
175
OUR LIFE IN EUROPE
191

PETS
67
FLYING
79
SAILING
91
EMILIES CAREER
109
RICHARDS CAREER
119
MOTHER Gene Shoemaker Hann Manns
131
RETURN TO THE USA
209
GRANDCHILDREN and GREAT GRANDCHILDREN
219
Appendix A Famous People Named Smyth
221
Appendix B Family Awards
227
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About the author (2009)

Jon Schiller holds a BS in Physics from the California Institute of Technology and a doctorate in EE and Math from the University of Southern California.

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