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George was born early during the Great Depression. In constant search for employment his parents moved frequently throughout the USA. This nomadic life style meant that George attended 25 different grade schools in Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and California. His parent's migratory search continued through the 1940s adding eight high schools to his academic background. Starting in 1949, his education became more conventional, four years at Bradley for a BS, two years at Boston University for a Master's Degree; and later a PhD from University of Manchester, England.
His professional career began as a research physicist at Cambridge Research Labs where he performed research in optical and radio astronomical antenna design. While there, he was selected for inclusion in a NATO scientist exchange program, which resulted in his being sent to England for two years.
Upon his return, George began a career in industry engaged in sponsored Research and Development primarily for the US Military and related agencies. During that phase of his career, he co-authored four technical reference books and published dozens of professional papers and was promoted to Vice President for Instruments and was returned to England where, as Managing Director of the company's European Operations. Back in the US In 1988, he returned to his first love, R&D, and teamed with two other scientists and formed a new company whose mission is to provide rapid development of systems for special operations, logistics and personnel recovery.