Loren Clifford Sackett

FatherGeorge Sackett (1886-1971)
MotherPearl Blakey (1888-1923)
Marriage1964, Imperial County, CaliforniaGAnne E Grant1
Loren Clifford Sackett, son of George Sackett and Pearl Blakey, was born in Nixa, Christian County, MissouriG, on 4 June 1918.1 He died aged 90 in Springfield, Greene County, MissouriG, on 28 July 2008.1,2 He married in Imperial County, CaliforniaG, on 14 May 1964, Anne E Grant.1 They were divorced in 1971.1
     In 1920 Loren was living at Battlefield Road, Porter, Christian County, MissouriG, in the household of his parents George and Pearl, and was recorded in the census as Clifford Sackett, aged one and born in Missouri.3
Loren obtained his undergraduate degree from MIT and a graduate degree in physics from Stanford. After graduating he went on to a lengthy and distinguished career in scientific research and development. This included a period as one of the top engineers at Chrysler Corporation as well as research and development for the
United States government. His name is on several patents that were innovative breakthroughs leading to the development of NASA space flight and groundbreaking military advancements. After residing for many years in California, Loren returned to Missouri in the late 1960s where he continued his private research interest for many years.

—from Obituary

 Notes & Citations

  1. Sackett database, 31009 Loren Clifford Sackett.
  2. Email from Sharon Powalka to Sackett Mailing List, 18 Oct 2009.
  3. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_911, p 14A, Enumeration District 48
    Battlefield Road, Porter, Christian, Missouri, 19/20 Feb 1920
    Sackett, George, head, 33, farmer, gen fm, b. NE, father b. PA, mother b. PA, home owned on mortgage
    Sackett, Pearl, wife, 30, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. MO
    Sackett, Irene, daughter, 9, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. MO
    Sackett, Clifford, son, 1 6/12, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. MO
    Sackett, Anna, mother, 65, wd, b. PA, father b. PA, mother b. PA.
Sackett line9th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited30 Apr 2021

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