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George Edmund Nichols

George Edmund Nichols

Male 1920 - 2012  (92 years)

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  • Name George Edmund Nichols  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    Graduation Abt 1838  Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Born 5 Jul 1920  Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
    Gender Male 
    Census 4 Apr 1930  Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [26
    Education Bef 1938  Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [27
    Census 16 Apr 1940  Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [28
    Graduation Abt 1941  East Saint Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [29, 30, 31
    Education 1938-1942  Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [32, 33, 34
    Residence 1938-1942  Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [35, 36, 37, 38, 39
    Occupation 1941-1947  [40
    Occupation 1947-1949  Muroc, Kern, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [41, 42, 43, 44
    Newspaper Article 16 Jun 1954  Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [45
    Residence 1955  Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [46
    Newspaper Article 14 Apr 1956  Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [47
    Occupation 1962-1963  Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [48, 49
    Membership 1965  , , , USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [50
    Occupation 1965  Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [51
    Occupation 1961-1965  Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [52, 53
    Newspaper Article 19 Jun 1965  Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [54
    Newspaper Article 19 Aug 1965  Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [55
    Residence 1950-1974  La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62
    Occupation 1977  Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [63
    Newspaper Article 11 Feb 1977  Pasco, Franklin, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [64
    Died 30 Oct 2012  , , California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [65
    Person ID I2052  Quigley Doyle Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2017 

    Father William Edmund (Will) Nichols
              b. 1 Jun 1884, Monterey, Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Oct 1974, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Ellen Theresa Cole
              b. 19 Aug 1882, Mill Center, Brown, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 22 Apr 1963, Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1912  Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84
    Children
    1. George Edmund Nichols
              b. 5 Jul 1920, Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Oct 2012, , , California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Family ID F708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children
     1. James E. Nichols
              b. Abt 1953
              d. Yes, date unknown
     
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F709  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - Oshkosh High School - Abt 1838 - Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1920 - Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 US - 4 Apr 1930 - Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Washington School - Bef 1938 - Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 US - 16 Apr 1940 - Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - Parks Institute of Technology, St. Louis University - Abt 1941 - East Saint Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Oshkosh State College - 1938-1942 - Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 387 Waugoo Ave. - 1938-1942 - Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - project manager, Norair Division, Northrup Aviation - 1947-1949 - Muroc, Kern, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Article - Describes his design and participation in the rocket sled program of the US Air Force. - 16 Jun 1954 - Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1955 - Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Article - Honored by the San Francisco Press Club for outstanding contributions to medical science in aviation. he deisgned the "Stapp Sled" for the US Air Force to test the human body's resistance to linear deceleration, or "G" forces - 14 Apr 1956 - Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - aeronautical engineer, as part of the JPL support group in the office of Manned Space flight, at the headquarters of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration - 1962-1963 - Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMembership - the American Institue of Aeronautics and Astronautics - 1965 - , , , USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - reliability assurance manager for the Voyager project at JPL - 1965 - Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - staff engineer on the Ranger Moon Project, Jet Propulsion Laboratory - 1961-1965 - Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Article - To be the guest speaker at the North Hollywood Rotary Club luncheon. He will narrate slides on the two recent moon probes - 19 Jun 1965 - Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Article - To speak to the North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce about "Why Space Flights?" - 19 Aug 1965 - Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4735 La Canada Blvd. - 1950-1974 - La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1977 - Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Article - He described the origins of Murphy's Law when he working as a project manager for Northrup Aviationin in 1949 at Edwards Air Force Base in Muroc, CA - 11 Feb 1977 - Pasco, Franklin, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Oct 2012 - , , California, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S453] Letter from Dow & Fay Wilson to Phil & Paddy Doyle; Jan 7, 1996 [0366], Alan Dow and Fay V. (Gilchrist) Wilson (Green Bay, Wisconsin), 0366.
      Name George.

    2. [S540] Cole Family and Its Coat of Arms; abt 1964 [0441], 0441., "The Cole Family and Its Coat of Arms," abt 1964; printed sheet.
      Name George E. Nichols.

    3. [S636] 1930 US Census, WI, Winnebage Co., Oshkosh - William E. Nichols Family [0532], Wisconsin, Winnebago, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), 0532., T626, roll 2620, Oshkosh, enumeration district (ED) 0023, p. 5B, dwelling 121.
      Name Geroge E. Nichols.

    4. [S2025] City Directory, WI, Oshkosh; 1938 - William E. Nichols Family [1770], Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 1770., William E. Nichols Family: 328-329; Name George E. Nichols.

    5. [S2029] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Jul 21, 1962 - Nichols' 50th Wedding Anniversary [1774], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1774., "Church Open House to Note Pair's Anniversary," Jul 21, 1962, p. 8; digital images, Ancestry (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2014).
      Name George Nichols.

    6. [S2031] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Apr 23, 1963 - Obituary for Mrs. W.E. Nichols [1776], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1776., "Obituary - Mrs. W. E. Nichols," Apr 23, 1963, p. 11; digital images, Ancestry (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2014).
      Name George Nichols.

    7. [S2038] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Dec 13, 1955 - Nichols Visit Son in Pasadena, CA [1783], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1783., "Social Sidelights," Dec 13, 1955, p. 10; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 8, 2014).
      Name George Nichols.

    8. [S2043] Person Record, William E. Nichols; 1884-1974 [1788], Oshkosh Public Museum, (oshkoshmuseum.org.), 1788., (oshkoshmuseum.org : accessed Oct 9, 2014); William E. Nichols.
      Name George E. Nichols.

    9. [S2044] California Voter Registrations, Los Angeles Co., La Canada Pct.; 1952 - George E. & Virginia C. Nichols [1789], Los Angeles, California, USA, (Digital images. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2008), 1789., vol. La Canada Precinct No. 11, George E. & Virginia C. Nichols; digital images, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Ancestry (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 9, 2014).
      Name George E. Nichols.

    10. [S2045] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Apr 14, 1956 - George Nichols Honored for Contribitons to Medical Science in Aviation [1790], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1790., "Nichols is Cited for Aid to Medical Science in Aviation," Apr 14, 1956, p. 4; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 9, 2014).
      Name Georege E. Nichols.

    11. [S2046] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Jun 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak at Rotary Club [1791], California. Van Nuys., 1791., "Space Expert Will Address Rotary Club," Jun 19, 1965, p. 10; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      Name George E. Nichols.

    12. [S2048] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Aug 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak to Chamber of Commerce [1792], California. Van Nuys., 1792., "Space Flights Selected for C of C Talk," Aug 19, 1965, p. 17; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      Name George E. Nichols.

    13. [S2049] Tri-City Herald, WA, Pasco; Feb 11, 1977 - George E. Nichols on the Origin of Murphy's Law [1793], Washington. Pasco., 1793., Jack Smith, "From the Original Murphy," Feb 11, 1977, p. 10; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      Name George E. Nichols.

    14. [S2050] US Public Records Index - Geroge E. Nichols [1794], Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2010.), 1794., (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014); George E. Nichols.
      Name George E. Nichols.

    15. [S2051] Family Group Sheet - George Edmund Nichols; 1921-2012 [1795], Steen, Patricia., (Ancestry. ancestry.com), 1795., "George Edmund Nichols," Ancestry

       (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      Name George Edmund Nichols.

    16. [S2053] House Sale Information - Nichols Family Trust; Jun 10, 2014 [1796], BlockShopper, ((blockshopper.com)), 1796., accessed Oct 10, 2014), 4735 La Canada Blvd., La Canada Flintridge, CA.
      Name George Edmund Nichols

    17. [S2973] Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, WI; Jun 16, 1954 - George Nichols Designed Rocket Sled [2497], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 2497., "Fastest Man Rode on Local Native's Sled," Jun 16, 1954, p. 3; digital images, MyHeritage (myheritage.com : accessed Jul 23, 2015).
      Name George Nichols.

    18. [S2973] Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, WI; Jun 16, 1954 - George Nichols Designed Rocket Sled [2497], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 2497., "Fastest Man Rode on Local Native's Sled," Jun 16, 1954, p. 3; digital images, MyHeritage (myheritage.com : accessed Jul 23, 2015).
      Graduated from Oshkosh High School; [abt 1938.

    19. [S636] 1930 US Census, WI, Winnebage Co., Oshkosh - William E. Nichols Family [0532], Wisconsin, Winnebago, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), 0532., T626, roll 2620, Oshkosh, enumeration district (ED) 0023, p. 5B, dwelling 121.
      Born in wisconsin; age 9.

    20. [S2045] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Apr 14, 1956 - George Nichols Honored for Contribitons to Medical Science in Aviation [1790], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1790., "Nichols is Cited for Aid to Medical Science in Aviation," Apr 14, 1956, p. 4; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 9, 2014).
      A native of Oshkosh, WI; age 33

    21. [S2048] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Aug 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak to Chamber of Commerce [1792], California. Van Nuys., 1792., "Space Flights Selected for C of C Talk," Aug 19, 1965, p. 17; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      A native of Wisconsin.

    22. [S2050] US Public Records Index - Geroge E. Nichols [1794], Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2010.), 1794., (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014); George E. Nichols.
      Born Jul 5, 1920.

    23. [S2051] Family Group Sheet - George Edmund Nichols; 1921-2012 [1795], Steen, Patricia., (Ancestry. ancestry.com), 1795., "George Edmund Nichols," Ancestry

       (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      Born Jul 5, 1921, in Wisconsin.

    24. [S2973] Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, WI; Jun 16, 1954 - George Nichols Designed Rocket Sled [2497], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 2497., "Fastest Man Rode on Local Native's Sled," Jun 16, 1954, p. 3; digital images, MyHeritage (myheritage.com : accessed Jul 23, 2015).
      Age 33.

    25. [S2973] Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, WI; Jun 16, 1954 - George Nichols Designed Rocket Sled [2497], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 2497., "Fastest Man Rode on Local Native's Sled," Jun 16, 1954, p. 3; digital images, MyHeritage (myheritage.com : accessed Jul 23, 2015).
      Born Jul 5, 1920; Oshkosh, WI.

    26. [S636] 1930 US Census, WI, Winnebage Co., Oshkosh - William E. Nichols Family [0532], Wisconsin, Winnebago, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), 0532., T626, roll 2620, Oshkosh, enumeration district (ED) 0023, p. 5B, dwelling 121.

    27. [S2973] Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, WI; Jun 16, 1954 - George Nichols Designed Rocket Sled [2497], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 2497., "Fastest Man Rode on Local Native's Sled," Jun 16, 1954, p. 3; digital images, MyHeritage (myheritage.com : accessed Jul 23, 2015).
      Attended Washington School., where his father was principal at that time.

    28. [S637] 1940 US Census, WI, Winnebage Co., Oshkosh - William Nichols Family [0533], Wisconsin, Winnebago, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), 0533., T627, roll T627_4538, Oshkosh, enumeration district (ED) 70-23, p. 11A, household 258.

    29. [S2045] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Apr 14, 1956 - George Nichols Honored for Contribitons to Medical Science in Aviation [1790], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1790., "Nichols is Cited for Aid to Medical Science in Aviation," Apr 14, 1956, p. 4; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 9, 2014).
      He graduated from  Parks Institute of Technology, St. Louis University, with a degree in aeronautical engineering.

    30. [S2048] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Aug 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak to Chamber of Commerce [1792], California. Van Nuys., 1792., "Space Flights Selected for C of C Talk," Aug 19, 1965, p. 17; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      A graduate of St. Louis University in aeronautical engineering.

    31. [S2973] Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, WI; Jun 16, 1954 - George Nichols Designed Rocket Sled [2497], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 2497., "Fastest Man Rode on Local Native's Sled," Jun 16, 1954, p. 3; digital images, MyHeritage (myheritage.com : accessed Jul 23, 2015).
      Graduated with honors (aeronautical engineering) from Parks Air College, East St. Louis, IL; abt 1941.

    32. [S2025] City Directory, WI, Oshkosh; 1938 - William E. Nichols Family [1770], Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 1770., William E. Nichols Family: 328-329; Occupation student.

    33. [S2045] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Apr 14, 1956 - George Nichols Honored for Contribitons to Medical Science in Aviation [1790], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1790., "Nichols is Cited for Aid to Medical Science in Aviation," Apr 14, 1956, p. 4; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 9, 2014).
      He attended Oshkosh State College for about two years.

    34. [S2973] Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, WI; Jun 16, 1954 - George Nichols Designed Rocket Sled [2497], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 2497., "Fastest Man Rode on Local Native's Sled," Jun 16, 1954, p. 3; digital images, MyHeritage (myheritage.com : accessed Jul 23, 2015).
      Attended Oshkosh State College, Oshkosh, WI, for a short time, specializing in mathematics.

    35. [S637] 1940 US Census, WI, Winnebage Co., Oshkosh - William Nichols Family [0533], Wisconsin, Winnebago, (ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), 0533., T627, roll T627_4538, Oshkosh, enumeration district (ED) 70-23, p. 11A, household 258.
      Address 387 Waugoo Street, Oshkosh, WI.

    36. [S2025] City Directory, WI, Oshkosh; 1938 - William E. Nichols Family [1770], Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2011), 1770., William E. Nichols Family: 328-329; Residence 387 Waugoo, Oshkosh, WI.

    37. [S1308] Wisconsin Birth Certificate - George A. Cole; 1885 [1116], Wisconsin Dept. of Health, 1116., delayed birth certificate (1885), George A. cole. Filed Jan 3, 1942., 26 May 2014.
      Residence 387 Waugoo St., Oshkosk, WI.

    38. [S2037] WW II Draft Registration Card, WI, Winnebago Co. - William Edmund Nichols [1782], (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2010.), 1782., (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 8, 2014), William Edmund Nichols.
      Residence 387 Waugoo St., Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI.

    39. [S2973] Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, WI; Jun 16, 1954 - George Nichols Designed Rocket Sled [2497], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 2497., "Fastest Man Rode on Local Native's Sled," Jun 16, 1954, p. 3; digital images, MyHeritage (myheritage.com : accessed Jul 23, 2015).
      George Nichols is a former resident of Oshkosh, WI.

    40. [S2973] Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, WI; Jun 16, 1954 - George Nichols Designed Rocket Sled [2497], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 2497., "Fastest Man Rode on Local Native's Sled," Jun 16, 1954, p. 3; digital images, MyHeritage (myheritage.com : accessed Jul 23, 2015).
      Employed by Lockheed Aircraft from 1941-1947.

    41. [S2045] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Apr 14, 1956 - George Nichols Honored for Contribitons to Medical Science in Aviation [1790], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1790., "Nichols is Cited for Aid to Medical Science in Aviation," Apr 14, 1956, p. 4; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 9, 2014).
      Occupation project manager, Northrup Aviation; joined in 1947.

    42. [S2048] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Aug 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak to Chamber of Commerce [1792], California. Van Nuys., 1792., "Space Flights Selected for C of C Talk," Aug 19, 1965, p. 17; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      He has been associated with the Norair Division of Northrup Corp.

    43. [S2049] Tri-City Herald, WA, Pasco; Feb 11, 1977 - George E. Nichols on the Origin of Murphy's Law [1793], Washington. Pasco., 1793., Jack Smith, "From the Original Murphy," Feb 11, 1977, p. 10; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      He worked as a project manager, Northrup Aviation in 1949 in Muroc, CA  at Edwards Air Force Base; Air Force Project MX981: Col. J.P. Stapp's experimental crash research testing on the track at North Base.

    44. [S2973] Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, WI; Jun 16, 1954 - George Nichols Designed Rocket Sled [2497], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 2497., "Fastest Man Rode on Local Native's Sled," Jun 16, 1954, p. 3; digital images, MyHeritage (myheritage.com : accessed Jul 23, 2015).
      He joined Northrop in 1947.

    45. [S2973] Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, WI; Jun 16, 1954 - George Nichols Designed Rocket Sled [2497], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 2497., "Fastest Man Rode on Local Native's Sled," Jun 16, 1954, p. 3; digital images, MyHeritage (myheritage.com : accessed Jul 23, 2015).
      Describes his design and participation in the rocket sled program of the US Air Force.

    46. [S2038] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Dec 13, 1955 - Nichols Visit Son in Pasadena, CA [1783], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1783., "Social Sidelights," Dec 13, 1955, p. 10; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 8, 2014).
      Residence Pasadena, CA.

    47. [S2045] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Apr 14, 1956 - George Nichols Honored for Contribitons to Medical Science in Aviation [1790], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1790., "Nichols is Cited for Aid to Medical Science in Aviation," Apr 14, 1956, p. 4; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 9, 2014).
      Honored by the San Francisco Press Club for outstanding contributions to medical science in aviation. he deisgned the "Stapp Sled" for the US Air Force to test the human body's resistance to linear deceleration, or "G" forces.

    48. [S2046] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Jun 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak at Rotary Club [1791], California. Van Nuys., 1791., "Space Expert Will Address Rotary Club," Jun 19, 1965, p. 10; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      He worked as an aeronautical engineer, as part of the JPL support group in the office of Manned Space flight, at the headquarters of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from 1962 to 1963 in Washington, DC.

    49. [S2048] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Aug 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak to Chamber of Commerce [1792], California. Van Nuys., 1792., "Space Flights Selected for C of C Talk," Aug 19, 1965, p. 17; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      He was assigned to the headquarters of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from 1962 to 1963 in Washington, DC.

    50. [S2048] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Aug 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak to Chamber of Commerce [1792], California. Van Nuys., 1792., "Space Flights Selected for C of C Talk," Aug 19, 1965, p. 17; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      He was an associate fellow of the American Institue of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1965.

    51. [S2048] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Aug 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak to Chamber of Commerce [1792], California. Van Nuys., 1792., "Space Flights Selected for C of C Talk," Aug 19, 1965, p. 17; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      His current position at JPLia as  reliability assurance manager for the Voyager project.

    52. [S2046] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Jun 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak at Rotary Club [1791], California. Van Nuys., 1791., "Space Expert Will Address Rotary Club," Jun 19, 1965, p. 10; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      He worked as a staff engineer on the Ranger Moon Project, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.  First joined JPL in 1961.

    53. [S2048] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Aug 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak to Chamber of Commerce [1792], California. Van Nuys., 1792., "Space Flights Selected for C of C Talk," Aug 19, 1965, p. 17; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      At the Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1961, he has been engaged in several projects involving the instrumented exploration of the moon.

    54. [S2048] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Aug 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak to Chamber of Commerce [1792], California. Van Nuys., 1792., "Space Flights Selected for C of C Talk," Aug 19, 1965, p. 17; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      To be the guest speaker at the North Hollywood Rotary Club luncheon.  He will narrate slides on the two recent moon probes.

    55. [S2048] Valley News, CA, Van Nuys; Aug 19, 1965 - George E. Nichols to Speak to Chamber of Commerce [1792], California. Van Nuys., 1792., "Space Flights Selected for C of C Talk," Aug 19, 1965, p. 17; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      To speak to the North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce about "Why Space Flights?"

    56. [S2029] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Jul 21, 1962 - Nichols' 50th Wedding Anniversary [1774], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1774., "Church Open House to Note Pair's Anniversary," Jul 21, 1962, p. 8; digital images, Ancestry (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2014).
      Residence La Canada, CA.

    57. [S453] Letter from Dow & Fay Wilson to Phil & Paddy Doyle; Jan 7, 1996 [0366], Alan Dow and Fay V. (Gilchrist) Wilson (Green Bay, Wisconsin), 0366.
      ...had one child and lived in La Canada, California 91011 the last I knew."

    58. [S2043] Person Record, William E. Nichols; 1884-1974 [1788], Oshkosh Public Museum, (oshkoshmuseum.org.), 1788., (oshkoshmuseum.org : accessed Oct 9, 2014); William E. Nichols.
      His father lived with him in La Canada, CA, from 1966 to 1974.

    59. [S2044] California Voter Registrations, Los Angeles Co., La Canada Pct.; 1952 - George E. & Virginia C. Nichols [1789], Los Angeles, California, USA, (Digital images. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2008), 1789., vol. La Canada Precinct No. 11, George E. & Virginia C. Nichols; digital images, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Ancestry (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 9, 2014).
      Residence 4735 North La Canada, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles Co., CA.

    60. [S2045] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Apr 14, 1956 - George Nichols Honored for Contribitons to Medical Science in Aviation [1790], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1790., "Nichols is Cited for Aid to Medical Science in Aviation," Apr 14, 1956, p. 4; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 9, 2014).
      A six-year resident of La Canada, CA.

    61. [S2050] US Public Records Index - Geroge E. Nichols [1794], Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2010.), 1794., (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014); George E. Nichols.
      Residence 4735 La Canada Blvd., La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011.

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      The Nichols in La Canada, CA.

    63. [S2049] Tri-City Herald, WA, Pasco; Feb 11, 1977 - George E. Nichols on the Origin of Murphy's Law [1793], Washington. Pasco., 1793., Jack Smith, "From the Original Murphy," Feb 11, 1977, p. 10; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      He was employed in 1977at the Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory.  He was Reliability and Quality Assurance Manager of the Viking Project.

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      He described the origins of Murphy's Law when he working as a project manager for Northrup Aviationin in 1949 at Edwards Air Force Base in Muroc, CA.

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       (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 10, 2014).
      Died Oct 30, 2012, in California.

    66. [S453] Letter from Dow & Fay Wilson to Phil & Paddy Doyle; Jan 7, 1996 [0366], Alan Dow and Fay V. (Gilchrist) Wilson (Green Bay, Wisconsin), 0366.
      Ellen...married a teacher name of Will Nichols.

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      Head & wife.

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      Head & wife; age at marriage William, 22; Ella, 24.

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      Head & wife.

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      Married in 1912 in the bride's home in Green Bay, WI.

    79. [S2031] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Apr 23, 1963 - Obituary for Mrs. W.E. Nichols [1776], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1776., "Obituary - Mrs. W. E. Nichols," Apr 23, 1963, p. 11; digital images, Ancestry (ancestry.com : accessed Oct 7, 2014).
      Married Aug 20, 1912, in Green Bay, WI.

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    82. [S2038] Daily Northwestern, WI, Oshkosh; Dec 13, 1955 - Nichols Visit Son in Pasadena, CA [1783], Wisconsin. Oshkosh., 1783., "Social Sidelights," Dec 13, 1955, p. 10; digital images, Newspapers.com (newspapers.com : accessed Oct 8, 2014).

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      Married at Green Bay, WI.

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