Awards and Recognition
Chairman, World Development Council.
International Statesmans Yearbook. London.
Who's Who In America. Marquis. Chicago.
1995. Inducted into Georgia Tech Hall of Fame for Engineers.
1995. Honoree of European Research Foundation and Institute (ERFI), Brussels.
1994. Founder Award. International Development Research Council.
1994. Commendation, State of Arizona, Gov. Fife Symington.
1994. Commendation, State of California, Gov. Pete Wilson.
1994. Commendation, State of Colorado, Gov. Roy Romer.
1994. Commendation, State of Michigan, Gov. John Engler.
1994. Commendation, State of Ohio, Gov. George Voinovich.
1994. Commendation, State of South Carolina, Gov. Carroll Campbell.
1994. Commendation, State of Georgia. Gov. Zell Miller.
1994. Proclamation of "Conway Day" by State of Nevada, Gov. Bob Miller. May 17, 1994.
1994. Tennessee Outstanding Achievement Award. Gov. Ned McWherter.
1990. Plaque, from the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103.
1988. International Association of Professional Bureaucrats Rejection Scroll.
1985. Named a Kentucky Colonel
1984. Honorary Member, Loyal Order of Watermen, Crab Pickers, Oyster Shuckers of Chesapeake Country.
1982. Gold Mercury International Award. Addis Ababa.
1982-84. Member, advisory panel on national airport system development, Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress.
1982. Named Master Professional. Industrial Development Research Council.
1980. Deputy Sheriff, Pinellas County, Fla.
1979. Distinguished Leadership Award. Industrial Development Research Council.
1972. Recognition Award. Georgia Science and Technology Commission.
1971. Trustee, Phelps-Stokes Fund for negro education. N.Y.
1967. Board of Trustees, Ocean Science Center for the Atlantic.
1967. Certificate of Appreciation, Wisconsin Aeronautics Commission.
1966. Elected to Georgia State Senate for second term.
1965. Chairman, Georgia Science and Technology Commission.
1965. Chairman, Inter-American Development Conference, Caracas.
1965. Chairman, Atlanta Bio-Technology Study Committee.
1964. Chairman, Governor's Commission for Scientific Research and Development.
1963. U.S. Dept. of Commerce Export Expansion Council.
1963. Honorary Citizen, City of Pascagoula, Miss.
1963. Georgia Nuclear Advisory Commission.
1963. Honorary Citizen, State of Texas.
1963. Honorary Fire Boss, City of Beckley, West Va.
1963. Honorary Citizen, State of Tennessee.
1963. Colonel, Governor's Staff, Georgia.
1962. U.S. Dept. of Commerce Development Mission to Burma.
1962. Elected to Georgia State Senate.
1962. Big Gun Salute. Station WGUN, Atlanta.
1962. Atlanta Rapid Transit Study Commission.
1962. Chairman, DeKalb County Airport Board.
1961. Million Miler plaque. United Airlines.
1960. Honorary Citizen, City of New Orleans.
1959. Chairman, local government study commission created by Georgia legislature.
1956. Elected President, Sigma Delta Chi, Atlanta Chapter.
1955. Chairman, DeKalb County Planning Commission, Atlanta.
1955. Received Time magazine medal and named one of leaders in Atlanta's future.
1955. Public Relations Award, Advertising Federation of America.
1955. Young Man of the Year, DeKalb Jr. Chamber of Commerce.
1955. Named by Fortune magazine as man to watch.
1955. Radio 750 Award. Station WSB. Atlanta.
1951. National Industrial Zoning Committee.
1951. Fellow, American Assn. for the Advancement of Science.
1944. Commissioned Ensign, United States Navy.
1940. (While student at Georgia Tech) Editor, student newspaper, The Technique. Member, student council. Member, Athletic Board. President, Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
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