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Bill Garth

Profile Updated: June 26, 2017
Residing In:
Rochester Hills, MI USA
Spouse/Partner - wedding date:
Barbara-September 16, 1972
Current Occupation:
Retired from GM & Electronic Data Systems
William IV, born 1975;

Christopher, born 1978; After getting degrees from MSU in Botany and More…Russian, and a short stint at UM, he moved to Taiwan where he has been living for 5 years teaching teaching English to children aged 2-12 at the Sunshine School (go to this link and you will see his school ("http://bit.ly/2PfqJI"). You can spend hours navigating through the streets of Taipei, virtually.). He went to Taiwan to learn Chinese and kung fu. He’s been studying Northern Praying Mantis, Taichi and Shaolin Longfist for the last 4 years. Recently, he opened a children’s kung fu class with his teacher, and teaches the kids both kung fu and English. Go to http://www.kungfuloung.com.tw/engloung.htm
and select "Kung Fu Babies", then chapter 1-5. Some of the captions are kinda neat.

Michael, born 1980

Carter William, born May, 2004
MacAlister David, born July, 2005
Reeve Alexander, born April, 2007
Cambelle Elizabeth, born February, 2009

Arya Felix, born May 14, 2013
Menolly Linnea, Born September 17, 2014

About My Career:

I started work for Bell Aerosystems (July 1967) as an Engineering Analyst. I was a computer programmer responsible for development and support of various heat transfer analyses and other engineering simulation programs. Projects included the heat analysis of the Lunar Excursion Module assent engine and a variety of other rocket engines and a futuristic hypersonic aircraft.

After two years at Bell Aerosystems, I worked for General Motors the next 15 1/2 years at the GM Technical Center in Warren, MI in several capacities leading up to a supervisory position. I was a member of a team responsible for development and implementation of numerous computer programs for body surfacing design in GM's Computer Aided Design and Numerical Control Effort (CADANCE) system (the original production CAD/CAM system in the world, later to become known as GM’s Corporate Graphics System - CGS).

I transitioned Electronic Data Systems (EDS), there in January 1985. As a manager, I lead a team to with the responsibility of converting over 15,000 programs from GM's mainframe to various UNIX workstations. The success of this project enabled the GM designers around the world to move away from the mainframe computers. These designers did exterior and interior sheet metal design, instrument panel, grill and bumper, and head lamp design. I moved to a team supporting GM's Global Infrastructure.

The last four years I lead a team supporting Chrysler's web site security.

First day of retirement, from EDS, December 1, 2007

What grade school(s) did you go to?

Edison Elementary

College (w/degrees):

University of Michigan - BS in Science Engineering, BA in Mathemathics

Grad School (w/degrees):

University of Michigan - MA in Mathematics

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Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:52 AM
Grandkids(from left to right) Reeve(2007), MacAlister(2005), Carter(2004), & Cambelle(2009)
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:52 AM
Garth Super Heros plus a small pumpkin.
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:52 AM
Halloween in Taiwan. That's my son Christopher on the left (the chef). He not that big, the others are just very small.
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:52 AM
Grandkids Christmas 2009
from left to right -
Reeve, Mac, Cambelle, & Carter
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Grandkids fall 2010 from left to right: Mac, Cambelle, Carter, & Reeve