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Dause L. Bibby

Former Chief Executive at Stromberg-Carlson

Dause L. Bibby, an executive who spent more than forty years in the emerging fields of electronics and technology, was born in 1911 in Cisco, Texas. In 1933, he graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in business administration.

During his career, Mr. Bibby held positions at companies such as Stromberg-Carlson (a telecommunications equipment maker), Sperry Rand (an early commercial computer developer), and IBM.

In 1934, Mr. Bibby began his career at IBM where he would later serve as vice president from 1949 to 1956. During World War II, he served as a lieutenant in the Navy. After leaving IBM, he spent about four years at Daystrom Inc., which produced build-it-yourself electronics kits.

His career then led him to work at Sperry Rand in New York, which later merged with the Burroughs Corporation to form the Unisys Corporation. In 1959, Mr. Bibby joined the Remington Rand division of Sperry Rand and served as executive vice president and president. He later served as vice president and director of Sperry Rand.

In 1964, Mr. Bibby joined Stromberg-Carlson—a division of the General Dynamics Corporation at the time— in Rochester. He initially joined as president, became chairman and chief executive in 1973, and retired as chairman in 1976.

Dause L. Bibby passed away on March 14, 2002 at his home in Naples, Florida. He was ninety.

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