Steve McKinnis Biography

Vice President and Director of Communications: Steve McKinnis
Steve has retired from the Semiconductor Industry after 43 years. His last job was in Tucson for Texas Instruments.

He has a BSEE from Kansas State University and an MSEE from the University of Minnesota.  He has worked for Motorola both in the States and in Tokyo and more recently Burr Brown in Tucson who then became Texas Intruments.

Having grown up thinking he was Irish (his Mother’s side is half Irish), Steve joined Clan MacInnes in 1996 after discovering his Scottish roots.

Steve enjoys computers and the web – when they work! He has developed local web sites for the design communities he supported. He has a home network of PCs and Macs. He also enjoys handyman work on their 1974 house in Tucson and in gardening.

Steve is Webmaster for Clan MacInnes and created the Clan’s web site. He says he is learning about the history of Scotland and the Clan through the many historians in the group.

He is still looking for the elusive Bona Bornia in Scotland, birthplace of Charles McKinnis(s) his first U.S. forefather.

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