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Karl Peter Hanson

Karl Peter Hanson, American educator. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Electrical Engineer, North Carolina Society Engineers, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Iota Alpha.; Club: Raleigh Engineers.

Background

  • Hanson, Karl Peter was born on June 2, 1905 in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Peter Hans and Effie (Simpson) Hanson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1928, Master of Science, University of Michigan, 1946.

    Career

    • Eda. Engineer C.A. Hooper Company, Madison, Wisconsin, 1928-1929. F.S. Moulton architects, Madison, 1928-1929. Instructor in mechanic engineering Johns Hopkins, 1929-1938, assistant professor, 1938-1940.

      Associate professor mechanic engineering University of Connecticut, 1940-1943, professor and head mechanic engineering, 1943-1947. Professor and head mechanic engineering department North Carolina State University, 1947-1958, professor mechanical engineering, from 1958, director Freshman Engineering division, 1963-1967. Test engineer Pennsylvania Water and Power Company, summer 1930, Consolidated Gas Elec.

      Light & Power Company, Baltimore, summer 1931.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Electrical Engineer, North Carolina Society Engineers, Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Iota Alpha. Club: Raleigh Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor M. Schanel, September 10, 1930.
    • father: Peter Hans Hanson
    • mother: Effie (Simpson) Hanson
    • spouse: Eleanor M. Schanel
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    Died November 15, 1967
    (aged 62)
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