Dr. Lynn E. Wolaver, of Fairborn, Greene County served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II.
Lynn devoted himself to public service, holding positions as a member of the Fairborn City Planning Board, City Council, deputy mayor, and Mayor of Fairborn. He has been an active member of the Fairborn Chamber of Commerce, Fairborn Rotary Club, and the American Legion. He served on numerous local boards and committees, applying his knowledge and expertise for the betterment of the region.
Dr. Wolaver spent nearly 40 years as an employee at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Fairborn, Ohio, holding various positions, including Dean for Research Emeritus at the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. During his time at Wright-Patterson, Dr. Wolaver conducted research in the areas of navigation, astrodynamics, bioengineering and systems analysis, and he has authored more than 60 technical papers on these topics.
His academic achievements have earned him induction into prestigious honorary societies, and various honors and awards, including the Fairborn Chamber of Commerce’s Ed Duncan Distinguished Citizen Award, Fairborn Chamber of Commerce President’s Award, University of Illinois Distinguished Alumnus Award and Green County E. J. Nutter Award.