Department of Foreign Languages

1950 - 1964 Profiles

charles m. eldridge ('56)

Mr. Eldridge worked for two years as an engineer with Lockheed Aircraft Corporation and two years with Chrysler Corporation. He served 11 years in the U.S. Army Reserve, and 27 years with the U.S. Army Missile Command (Redstone Arsenal, Ala.).

After retirement Mr. Eldridge worked with several different companies. These included EER Systems, SigmaTech, Computer Science Corporation, AC Corporation, Mesa Corporation (where he was vice-president), Nichols Research Corporation, and ASI Inc.

Mr. Eldridge and his wife, Bobbie Ruth (nee: Ford), have been married 60 years at the time of this writing [Sept. 2016]. They have five children, 14 grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.