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Anatole Rodolph Gruehr

Anatole Rodolph Gruehr, Turkish engineer, economist, educator. Recipient outstanding service award New York chapter Professional Engineers, 1952.


  • Gruehr, Anatole Rodolph was born on February 20, 1897 in Istanbul, Turkey. Son of Rodolph and Vera Cecile (DuBois) Gruehr.

  • Education

    • Student Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland. Bachelor of Science in Elec. Engineering, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1924.

      Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1932, Doctor of Philosophy., 1943.


    • Came to the United States, 1921, naturalized, 1929. Director transportation Constantinople unit Near East Relief, 1919-1921. Water power construction, electrician Michigan and Kentucky, also field engineer, Michigan, Tennessee, Florida.

      Div. engineer Manhattan distribution Consolidated Edison Company of New York, 1929-1945, rate engineering, 1945-1947, staff engineer system engineering, 1947-1950, senior engineer, 1950-1955. Lecturer Stevens Institute Technology, 1951-1952, visiting associate professor industrial engineering, 1952-1956. Adjunct Professor economics Graduate School, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1951-1955, Charles S. Baylis professor economics and head department of economics & history, since 1955.

      Director Ramado Valley Cooperative, 1937-1942, president, 1942-1944.


    Member of the board education, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1949-1952. Professional engineer, New York. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering.

    Member National Society Professional Engineers (president New York chapter 1947-1949, zone director 1953-1959, president New York State, 1959-1960, nat. director since 1955), American Society Engineering Education, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Economics Association. Mason.; Clubs: Appalachian Mountain (Boston).


    • Married Meta Florence Ward, September 4, 1931. Children: Rodolph Anatole, Constance Milan, Meta Christine.
    • father: Rodolph Gruehr
    • mother: Vera Cecile (DuBois) Gruehr
    • spouse: Meta Florence Ward
    • children: Rodolph Anatole Gruehr
    • Constance Milan Gruehr
    • Meta Christine Gruehr
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    Born February 20, 1897
    Died January 17, 1963
    (aged 65)