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Samuel Theodore Carpenter

Samuel Theodore Carpenter, American educator, consultant engineer. award Ohio State University, 1970.


  • Carpenter, Samuel Theodore was born on September 2, 1906 in Montpelier, Ohio, United States. Son of Otto A. and Bernice (Brownwell) Carpenter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Ohio State University, 1930, C.E., 1935, Master of Science, 1939.


    • 1 daughter, Shirley Marie. Instructor Swarthmore (Pennsylvania) College, 1935-1939, assistant professor, 1939-1942, associate professor, 1942-1946, professor, chairman сivil engineering department, 1946-1964, department chairman engineering, 1964-1972. Private construction engineering, 1932-1977.

      Council member Engineering College Administrative Council. Board visitors School Engineering, University Pittsburgh.


    • Author: Structural Frameworks (with C. T. Morris), 1943. Structural Mechanics, 1960. Contributor articles to engineering journals.


    Member Swarthmore-Rutledge Union School Board. Member, chairman Swarthmore Planning Commission, 1971-1977. Named Engineer of Year, Delaware County chapter Pennsylvania Society Professional Engineers, 1967.

    Member American Society Engineering Education, American Society of Civil Engineers, Society for Experimental Stress Analysis, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau, Triangle.


    • Married Mary Nofzinger, March 31, 1934.
    • father: Otto A. Carpenter
    • mother: Bernice (Brownwell) Carpenter
    • spouse: Mary Nofzinger
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    Born September 2, 1906
    Died January 28, 1977
    (aged 70)