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  Former Executive Bios: David Packard
Packard was born Sept. 7, 1912, in Pueblo, Colo. He attended Stanford University in Stanford, Calif., and received a bachelor of arts degree in 1934 and a master's degree in electrical engineering in 1939.
Packard served as a partner in the company from its founding in 1939 until it was incorporated in 1947.
Packard was a trustee of the Herbert Hoover Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute and The Hoover Institution.
www.hp.com /hpinfo/execteam/bios/packard.html   (640 words)

  
 David Packard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
David Packard (September 7, 1912 – March 26, 1996) was a cofounder of Hewlett-Packard.
Packard served as Hewlett-Packard's president from 1947 to 1964, chief executive officer from 1964 to 1968, and chairman of the board from 1964 to 1968 and from 1972 to 1993.
In the 1970s and 1980s Packard was a prominent advisor to the White House on defense procurement and management.
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/David_Packard   (394 words)

  
 Biography of David Packard
David Packard was born in crime ridden Pueblo, Colorado on Month, Day 1912 to a schoolteacher and lawyer.
In 1938 David and Lucile got married, David did not want to lose his job at GE so he took a Friday off on which to get married, spent his honeymoon in Montreal over the weekend and returned for work on Monday.
David died in 1997 at the age of 84.
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 obits.com, The Internet Obituary Network, Obituary for David Packard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Packard's interest in public welfare extended beyond the realm of Hewlett-Packard, and from 1964 Packard served as the head of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, a philanthropic organization funding a wide array of health, research and environmental causes.
Packard oversaw the development of the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Research Institute, and in addition to the Packard Foundation, which rose to status as one of the largest private philanthropic organizations in the country, served as trustee of the Herbert Hoover Foundation, the Hoover Institution, and the American Enterprise Institute.
Packard interrupted his duties as HP president to serve from 1969 until his resignation in 1971 as the Deputy Secretary of Defense for President Richard Nixon.
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 MBARI - MBARI Founder David Packard
David Packard was born in 1912 in Pueblo, Colorado.
By the 1950s Packard and Hewlett had established a tradition of philanthropy, but it was not until several decades later that the oceans became a primary focus for Packard's attention.
In 1986, Packard convened a blue-ribbon panel of oceanographers to discuss the rationale for establishing a research institution on the shores of Monterey Bay.
www.mbari.org /about/packard.html   (374 words)

  
 Philanthropy Magazine @ The Philanthropy Roundtable   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Packard pere and fils would seem to have little in common save their name, and even that isn’t an exact replica (David W. Packard is delivered from perpetual “Jr.” status by his middle initial).
After his father’s death, David Woodley Packard joined the Hoover board of overseers, and his Packard Humanities Institute is collaborating with Hoover on expanding its Russian and Eastern European archives, specifically its collections in the areas of Islamic fundamentalism and emerging democracies in the Soviet Union.
Packard’s split from the foundation, coupled with his institute’s move into the conservative public-policy arena, has led to speculation that the move was fueled by family strife.
www.philanthropyroundtable.org /magazines/2000-11/richardson.html   (2232 words)

  
 NewsHour Online: David Packard obituary
WARNER: David Packard, who died yesterday at the age of 83, was one of the nation's pioneers of technology.
Packard took a break from the computer business in 1969 to become Deputy Secretary of Defense in the Nixon administration and later served in other policy posts.
Packard and his impact on the industry is Michael Miller, editor-in-chief of "PC Magazine," a computer and technology publication based in New York.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/business/packard_obit_3-27.html   (846 words)

  
 Stanford mourns loss of David Packard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
STANFORD -- David Packard, a Silicon Valley pioneer and noted philanthropist whose generous contributions to his alma mater helped build Stanford University into one of the nation's preeminent research universities, died on Tuesday, March 26, at the age of 83.
The son of a midwestern lawyer, Packard was lured to Stanford, in part, by a textbook on radio engineering that was written by Terman, then a young professor at Stanford.
Packard served as president or chairman of the board from the date of the company's incorporation in 1947 until his retirement in 1993, taking a leave of absence from 1969 to 1971 to serve as deputy secretary of the U.S. Defense Department during the first Nixon administration.
www.stanford.edu /group/news/relaged/960326packard.html   (1149 words)

  
 The 1995 Bower Award For Business Leadership - David Packard
David Packard was born on September 7, 1912 in Pueblo, Colorado.
Packard learned two important management lessons in his three years at G.E.: that too much emphasis on security can be interpreted by employees as distrust and that personal communication is necessary to back up written instructions--the now famous Management By Walking Around.
Packard had recently married and he and his wife, Lucile rented the first floor of a two story house on Addison Avenue in Palo Alto.
sln.fi.edu /inquirer/packard.html   (689 words)

  
 Electronic News: Hewlett-Packard co-founder dies - David Packard - People - Obituary
Packard met fellow student Bill Hewlett in freshman football, but it was in their junior year at Stanford that the two cemented a lifelong friendship through common interests in radio and the outdoors.
Packard resigned and returned to HP to be re-elected its chairman in 1972.
Packard was a director of Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic and a trustee of the Herbert Hoover Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute and the Hoover Institution.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EKF/is_n2110_v42/ai_18158007   (1414 words)

  
 David Packard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Packard had a middle-class upbringing in Pueblo, Colo., where he was born in 1912.
Packard wrote down the management beliefs he and Hewlett shared - a philosophy that scorned strict hierarchy and formality, encouraged individual creativity and fostered respect and trust of employees.
Packard lived modestly, putting the bulk of his wealth, estimated at $2 billion, into a foundation that has given tens of millions of dollars to Stanford University and the Monterey Bay Aquarium and other causes.
www.eternalflame.com /packard.htm   (503 words)

  
 IEEE History Center - Legacies: David Packard
David Packard is a native of Colorado, having been born in Pueblo on 7 September 1912.
When they formed the Hewlett-Packard Company in 1939, their first employee was a young woman whom David Packard had married the previous year.
Packard has resumed an extremely active career highlighted by service to various business, professional and charitable organizations.
www.ieee.org /organizations/history_center/legacies/packard.html   (602 words)

  
 David Packard and the end of an era   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
David Packard represented an older and very American style of management, the "H-P way." He was a founder not only of H-P itself, but also of Silicon Valley and a whole approach to business that has been copied around the world.
David Packard made many innovations, such as "management by walking around" and the office divider, which enabled, even encouraged, talking to the engineer next to you.
Packard also was deputy secretary of defense under President Nixon and tried to introduce many reforms to the Pentagon, but was opposed by Henry Kissinger and virtually the entire establishment.
news.enquirer.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050222/EDIT02/502220308   (434 words)

  
 04/08/96 COMMENTARY: DAVID PACKARD: SILICON VALLEY'S CLASS ACT
Packard and Hewlett were well-known for working in short-sleeved shirts in their spartan, linoleum-floored offices.
As for Packard, the public is probably most aware of the $40 million he gave to found the wondrous Monterey Bay Aquarium, run by his daughter Julie.
The 9% of HP stock Packard personally owned upon his death, now worth about $4.3 billion, is all going to his family's foundation, which will make it one of the richest in the U.S. The high-tech landscape Packard helped map has spawned its share of overnight millionaires.
www.businessweek.com /@@fZdGvmQQQJeM5gAA/1996/15/b347071.htm   (743 words)

  
 Packard, David --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
In Judaism, God is believed to have promised David an eternal dynasty, and his royal line came to symbolize the primary bond between God and the nation of Israel.
English novelist David Garnett was the most popularly acclaimed writer of a literary family that included his grandfather Richard and parents Edward and Constance.
David Schlessinger, an expert on aging,discusses the impact the Genome Project will have on preventing the onset of many diseases of old age.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9057932?tocId=9057932   (823 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: The HP Way : How Bill Hewlett and I Built Our Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Packard chalks up success to many things, including government contracts during wartime, but mostly to the company's management outlook ("The HP Way"), which champions openness, honesty, and flexibility throughout the organization.
David Packard knew he did not want to follow his father's lawyer career path but he does not say why.
Bill Hewlett and David Packard created one of the worlds most admired companies and it has never stopped going from strength to strength, now with the likes of Carly Fiorina who has taken HP forward into the new millenium by going back to HPs roots.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0887308171?v=glance   (1919 words)

  
 Computerworld: David Packard 1912 - 1996@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
David Packard, one half of the duo that founded Hewlett-Packard Co. and pointed the way toward Silicon Valley in the process, died last week.
Packard and partner William Hewlett borrowed $538 and started HP in 1939 in a Palo Alto, Calif., garage that has become an icon and an official state landmark.
Packard had been chairman emeritus since his official retirement in 1993.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:28508523&refid=holomed_1   (180 words)

  
 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Sponsors > Hewlett-Packard
Hewlett-Packard was founded in 1939 by Stanford graduates William Hewlett and David Packard to manufacture test and measurement instruments.
From 1968-1971 Packard was deputy secretary of defence and in the 1970s and 1980s remained an advisor to the White House on defense procurement.
Packard died in 1996 and Hewlett in January 2001.
www.grandprix.com /gpe/spon-11806.html   (338 words)

  
 David Packard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
David Packard, an attorney's son born and raised in Pueblo, Colo., became the secretary of the local amateur radio club at age 12.
On the gridiron, Packard was an end for the famous "Vow Boys." He worked for General Electric Co. on the East Coast for a short time before returning to Stanford to attain a graduate degree in engineering.
Packard took the lead in directing Hewlett-Packard Company's management to the benefit of employees and the community as well as the partners, customers and later stockholders.
www.paloaltoonline.com /weekly/morgue/news/1995_Jan_11.CREATR46.html   (472 words)

  
 Definition of Packard
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 David Packard withdraws application for office building in LAH -- Los Altos Town Crier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
David Packard is withdrawing his application for a new Packard Foundation headquarters on land he owns in Los Altos Hills.
Originally, the Hewlett-Packard Company co-founder was prepared to transfer all his Los Altos Hills property to The David and Lucille Packard Foundation so the Foundation could establish its headquarters on his property at 26580 and 26790 Taaffe Road.
To construct an office building for the Packard Foundation, an amendment to Los Altos Hills zoning was necessary.
latc.com /1995/11/13/news/news1.print.html   (281 words)

  
 David Packard Company: precision machining and laser engraving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
David Packard Company is a New England based precision machine and laser engraving job shop.
In addition to production work, David Packard Company’s skilled staff of degreed engineers and highly trained technicians provide excellent technical support to our customers, ranging from prototype production to solutions for design, manufacturing, and assembly.
David Packard Company is a job shop you can count on.
www.davidpackardcompany.com   (121 words)

  
 David Packard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
William Hewlett established their firm in Packard's garage with a capital of $538.
1980s Packard was a prominent advisor to the White House on defense procurement and management.
His will gave most of his estate to the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
www.edisonexploratorium.org /DavidPackard.html   (241 words)

  
 David Packard - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
David Packard (September 7, 1912 - March 26, 1996) was a cofounder of Hewlett-Packard.
Afterwards he worked for the General Electric Company in Schenectady, New York.
In 1938 he returned from New York to Stanford, where he earned the degree of electrical engineer, and in 1939 he and William Hewlett established their firm in Packard's garage with a capital of $538.
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 David Packard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Setting out to eulogize David Packard in his community's newspaper is a challenging task because this community is small and the stage on which Packard acted was so large.
An outspoken advocate for engineering education, Packard frequently traveled to Washington, often at the invitation of presidents or cabinet members, to testify at congressional hearings, serve on commissions or exchange views with elected leaders.
And to the end of his life, Packard remained engaged not only in the national arena but in local politics, taking the time to assess and endorse local candidates he thought were promising.
www.paloaltoonline.com /weekly/morgue/spectrum/1996_Apr_3.EDIT03.html   (540 words)

  
 Packard Foundation opposes HP-Compaq | CNET News.com
Walter Hewlett praised the Packard Foundation's move in a statement and formally committed to soliciting proxies against the deal should HP and Compaq put the matter to a shareholder vote.
The Packard Foundation's importance goes beyond the size of its stake, said John Heath, executive vice president for The Brenner Group, a San Francisco-based firm that provides financial advice to corporations.
David Packard announced his opposition a day later, saying that his foundation, the Packard Humanities Institute, was unlikely to approve the deal.
news.com.com /2100-1001-276773.html   (1517 words)

  
 The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
In 2000, the Packard Foundation lavished $122.7 million of $614 million total grants on projects in the field of "population." This included a $10 million gift to the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL) Foundation for its Choice for America campaign.
The Packard Foundation gave $3 million over five years to the group, Partners in Population and Development, to implement this strategy.
Providing additional reason for pro-lifers to be wary of references to "family planning," the Packard Foundation lists the chemical abortifacient mifepristone and the manual vacuum aspiration abortion technique alongside contraceptive devices in enumerating the "fertility regulation methods" that it hopes to improve and expand.
www.nrlc.org /news/2001/NRL11/laura.html   (584 words)

  
 The David and Lucile Packard Foundation: Program Areas and Grantmaking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation works to ensure opportunities for all children to reach their potential, to protect reproductive rights and stabilize world population, to conserve and restore the earth's natural systems, and to encourage the creative pursuit of science.
The Population Program seeks to slow the rate of growth of the world's population, to expand reproductive health options among the world's poor, and to support reproductive rights.
In addition to advancing Foundation goals in our three program areas by supporting nonprofit organizations and key institutions, we also believe in the importance of flexible funding to address emerging opportunities as identified by our Board of Trustees and seek to strengthen the organizational effectiveness of grantee organizations and the philanthropic sector through grantmaking.
www.packard.org /index.cgi?page=program   (431 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: DAVID PACKARD EXCELLENCE IN ACQUISITION AWARD WINNERS NAMED
The JSF program also implemented Aanother Packard Commission recommendation heeded was to by aggressively managing technical riskbring technology to low risk prior to entering eEngineering and Mmanufacturing Ddevelopment.
The award is named in honor of the late David Packard, a former deputy secretary of defense during the Nixon administration.
The award is named in honor of the late David Packard, founder and chairman of the Hewlett-Packard Company, former deputy secretary of defense under President Nixon, and chairman of a blue ribbon defense commission (the “Packard Commission”) under President Reagan.
www.dod.gov /releases/1997/b031797_bt121-97.html   (747 words)

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