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Frank Emilio La Cauza

Frank Emilio La Cauza, Italian educator. Decorated Knight Officer, Order of Crown (Italy), 1930. Professional engineer, Maryland., California.


  • Cauza, Frank Emilio La was born on November 22, 1900 in Novara di Sicilia, Italy. Son of Carmelo and Angelina (Bertolami) Los Angeles G.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1923, Master of Science, 1924, Master of Arts, 1929. Graduate student Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1926-1927. Graduate Sperry Gyro School, New York, 1930.


    • Came to the United States, 1905, naturalized, 1926.


    • Contributor Gyro Compass section Knights Modern Seamanship. Contributor articles professional publications.


    Member engineering test department General Electric Company, Schenectady, 1924. Member United States Naval Postgrad. School Selection Board, 1961.

    Member of the board of trustees Monterey Library, 1956-1957. Member planning commission, Monterey, 1958-1959. Member City Council, Monterey, California, 1959-1961.

    Served from Lieutenant to lieutenant commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, American Society Engineering Education, American Association University Professors, Naval Reserve Association (president Monterey chapter 1961-1962). Clubs: Officers, University, Harvard (Annapolis).


    • Married Mary Ann Hunter, March 16, 1935.
    • father: Carmelo G.
    • mother: Angelina (Bertolami) Los Angeles G.
    • spouse: Mary Ann Hunter
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    Born November 22, 1900
    Died July 25, 1964
    (aged 63)