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Ralph Downs Weyerbacher

Ralph Downs Weyerbacher, American naval architect. Served in the United States Navy to 1937, advancing to commander; Fellow American Institute Architects, Society Naval Architects; member Sigam Chi.; Club: Union League (Philadelphia).

Background

  • Weyerbacher, Ralph Downs was born on July 12, 1888 in Boonville, Indiana, United States. Son of William Frederick and Mary (Downs) Weyerbacher.

  • Education

    • Student Indiana U., 1904-1905. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1909. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1914.

    Career

    • Served in the United States Navy to 1937, advancing to commander. Construction engineering, 1937-1940. Vice president, general manager and director Cramp Shipbuilding Company, Philadelphia, 1940-1942.

    Membership

    Served in the United States Navy to 1937, advancing to commander. Fellow American Institute Architects, Society Naval Architects. Member Sigam Chi.; Club: Union League (Philadelphia).

    Connections

    • Married Margot Kallenbach, September 7, 1921.
    • father: William Frederick Weyerbacher
    • mother: Mary (Downs) Weyerbacher
    • spouse: Margot Kallenbach
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