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William Charles Furer

William Charles Furer, American architect. Recipient citation Hawaii section American Society of Civil Engineers Registered profile engineer, Hawaii. member original engineering party developing Pearl Harbor, 1908-1911; member architectural firm Harper, Furer & Marr, 1917-1919; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (charter Hawaii).

Background

  • Furer, William Charles was born on February 18, 1879 in Alma, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Edmund F. E. and Caroline L. (Wedemeyer) Furer.

  • Education

    • Student of University Wisconsin, 1901-1902. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1906.

    Career

    • Successively draftsman with American Bridge Company, United States Naval Station, Key West, Florida and New York Navy Yard, 1906-1908. Member original engineering party developing Pearl Harbor, 1908-1911. Assistant county engineer on school planning County of Hawaii, Hilo, 1911-1913.

      With department public works, Hawaii, 1914-1917. Member architectural firm Harper, Furer & Marr, 1917-1919. Assistant professor engineering U. Hawaii, 1918-1920.

      Partner architectural firm Furer and Potter, 1920-1926, William C. Furer, 1926-1958, Furer & Furer, 1958-1960, Furer, Hee & Furer, since 1960. Assistant secretary, later executive secretary Hawaii Board Registration Professional Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors, 1926-1960.

    Membership

    Member original engineering party developing Pearl Harbor, 1908-1911. Member architectural firm Harper, Furer & Marr, 1917-1919. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (charter Hawaii).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Ellen Braly, September 9, 1909. Children: Albert Braly (United States Navy), Frederick Harold.
    • father: Edmund F. E. Furer
    • mother: Caroline L. (Wedemeyer) Furer
    • spouse: Mary Ellen Braly
    • children: Albert Braly Furer (United States Navy)
    • Frederick Harold Furer
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    Born February 18, 1879
    Died October 4, 1963
    (aged 84)
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