Ide, John

Ide, John (Jay)

(1892–1962) aeronautical engineer/administrator; born at Narragansett Pier, R.I. Sent to Europe to represent the new National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) (1921), he connected American and European aeronautical communities for nearly 20 years. He served on the command staff of the U.S. Naval forces (1943–45) and was vice-president of the International Aeronautic Federation (1948–50).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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The first-place team winners were Jeff Ide, John Kingston, Jordan Dean and Bob Dean, all from Charlton.
(5) Above, the first-place team at the Albert Thibaudeau Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament, held May 19 in Dudley, from left: Jeff Ide, John Kingston, Jordan Dean and Bob Dean, all of Charlton.
Terry White, of Newport, caught 42lb of carp and ide, John Whittaker, of Cwmbran, had carp to 3lb in a 51lb catch, John Wilkes netted 10 tench to 4.5lb and Mike Fogg, of Merthyr, included carp to 11lb and roach to almost 2lb in his bag.