John W. Kraus

Title: Executive
Company: Aerospace Engineering Company
Location: Newport Beach, CA United States


  • American Defense Preparedness Association, Now National Defense Industries Association, Life Member (Chairman, Technical Division, 1954-1957)
  • Friends of Oasis (Chairman, Heritage Society, 2015- Current) (Legacy Committee, 2013-Present) (Chairman, Website Committee, 2011-Current) (Secretary, 2009-Current) (Director, 1999-Present) (Chairman, By-Laws Committee, 2006-2008) (Treasurer, 2000-2002)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Secretary, Class of 1941, 2008-Current)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology Club of Southern California
  • National Society of Professional Engineers, Life Member
  • Newport Beach Yacht Club
  • Northrop Institute of Technology, Former Lecturer
  • Oasis Sailing Club (Director, 1996-Present) (Treasurer, 2009-2012)(New Building Committee, 2007-2009) (Staff Commodore, 2002-2009, 1996-2002)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2018)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” Marquis Who’s Who (2002-2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the West,” Marquis Who’s Who (1989-2001)

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