9. "More Bio on JR"
Posted by Starling on 22:44:48 4/17/2000
NOTE: This message was last edited 22:44:48, 4/17/2000
*Born December 7, 1943 in Lincoln Nebraska
*Attended Randolph Elementary School the same year Jeff Ramsey was born
*Attended Lefler Junior High in Lincoln Nebraska
*Attended High School in Okemos Michigan 1957
Summer jobs at an engineering company and the state highway department
*Attended Michigan State University
(worked for his father while attending college, lived in Emmons Hall) 1961
*Joined ROTC and became president of the "Theta Chi Fraternity"
*Announced his engagement to Lucinda Pasch in 1965
*Earned a degree at Michigan State in Electrical Engineering in June of 1966.
*Married Lucinda Lou Pasch in July of 1966.
*Navy Service - OCS at Newport
*Civil Engineer Core School at Port Waneenee
*Fullfilled ROTC obligation at Subic Bay Phillipines (assigned to the Public Works Center, Facilities Engineer over the Naval Supply Depot Facility - traveled to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan & Thailand)
*Beth was born 1969
*Active Duty ends 1970
*Stayed in the Reserves for 8 years (drilled with the Naval Air Station in Atlanta, Cecil Field Group in Florida and was Officer in Charge of Construction for the Southeast 70-78)
*Earned his Master's Degree at Michigan State University Business School 1971
*Melinda was born
*Hired in Chicago - Moved to Columbus to work with AT&T. 1972
*Was fired from AT&T 1973
*Moved to Huntsville Alabama and took a job in technical sales. BCS Associates 1973
*A year and half later moved to Atlanta Georgia 1975
*Worked for Vidar (Mountain View California 5 year work period)
*Worked for Accurex (electrical engineering)
*John Andrew was born
*Had an affair, seperated from wife and his mother died, 1977
*Divorce finalized 1978
*Took a managing positon at Southern Peripherals and Instruments in Atlanta. (His bosses were unhappy with him because he tried to expense about 5k's worth of repairs on his Porche and personal flying costs.)
*Starts dating Patsy Ramsey in 1979
*Married Patsy Ramsey on November 5, 1980
*Became a deacon at Peachtree Presbyterian Church
*Borrowed money from Don Paugh and moved to Dunwoody and launched Techinical Equipment Specialists, Inc. known as TecSpec.
*Moved the business to the airport so he could fly in his spare time.
*Joined two other entrepreneurs to create MicroSouth. (he was president/last I heard Jeff Ramsey still works for this and they had 6 warehouses at one point)
*MicroSouth linked with a California firm, Calcomp.
*Advanced Products Group was also created in 1986.
*Burke Ramsey is born 1987 and his name came from a dream John had of a man in a white robe telling him to do so.
*APG merged with CAD Source and CAD Distributors to form Access Graphics 1989
*John Ramsey's commutes to Boulder 1989-90
*JonBenet Ramsey is born August 7, 1990
*Lockheed Martin Acquires AG during 1991.
*Ramsey's move to Boulder 1991
*December 18, 1992 AG, CAD Source are sued by Archetectronics - for "for trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, tortious interference with contract rights, and copyright infringement" - U.S.D.J Mike MuCasey of New York presides.
*January 8, 1992 Beth dies.
*His father James Ramsey died in 1992.
*Rearguement granted in part and denied in part in AG scandal before U.S.D.J. MuCasey.
*JonBenet Ramsey found murdered in Boulder home 1996
*GE aquires AG when LM unloads it 1997