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Walter R. Butler, PhD

Occupation: Project Director (Retired)
Company: United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Born: Pasay, The Phillippines

Education:
PhD in Nuclear Engineering, University of Maryland (1972)
MBA, California State University, Sacramento, CA (1966)
MS in Engineering Science, University of California, Berkeley (1957)
BS in Electrical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley (1956)
High School Diploma, University of the Philippines, Diliman Campus, Quezon City, Philippines (1949)

Certifications:
Professional Electrical Engineer License, California (1965-1985)

Career:
Project Director (Retired), Senior Executive Service, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1967-1995)
Nuclear Engineer, Aerojet General Corporation (1962-1967)
Nuclear Engineer, Aerojet General Nucleonics Subsidiary (1957-1962)
Radio Repair, U.S. Air Force (1949-1952)

Military:
With, United States Air Force (1949-1952)

Creative Works:
Contributing Author, Several Articles, American Nuclear Society (1958-1978)

Achievements:
Featured in Wall Street Journal; Featured in Millennium Magazine

Awards:
Recipient, Swimming Awards
Memberships:
Member, American Nuclear Society (1957-1980); Member, United States Masters Swimming (2000-2023)
Political Affiliation:
Republican
Religion:
Protestant

Family:
Son of Orville Robert and Wai Tanaka
Married: Barbara (10/20/1973)
Children: Ralph (1960); Glenn (1962-2019)
Grandchildren: Lisa (1982); Julie (1989); Jennifer (1984); Robert (1992)
Great-Grandchild: Abigail (2022)
Siblings: George (Brother, Deceased 1995); Harry (Brother, Deceased 2021); William (Half-Brother, Deceased 2001)

Hobbies:
Swimming; Numismatics

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