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Howard Floyd Taylor

Howard Floyd Taylor, American educator. Recipient Distinguished Civilian Service award, Army and Navy. Professional engineer, Massachusetts. Member American Foundrymen’s Society (Simpson medalist 1945), Institute British Foundrymen, American Society Engineering Education, American Society Metals, American Institute Metallurgical Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

  • Taylor, Howard Floyd was born on April 4, 1913 in Leslie, Michigan, United States. Son of Floyd J. and Jennie (Gibbs) Taylor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Michigan State College, 1936, Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, 1938.

    Career

    • Michigan State College, 1936-1937. Assistant to welding engineer United States Naval Research Laboratory, 1937-1938, head steel castings and foundry research, 1938-1945. Associate professor mechanic metallurgy Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1945-1952, professor, since 1952.

      Consultant foundry metallurgy and foundry engineering.

    Works

    • Contributor professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Foundrymen’s Society (Simpson medalist 1945), Institute British Foundrymen, American Society Engineering Education, American Society Metals, American Institute Metallurgical Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Edith Hauenstein, December 2, 1939. Children: Howard V., Alan C., Stephen G. Instructor.
    • father: Floyd J. Taylor
    • mother: Jennie (Gibbs) Taylor
    • spouse: Edith Hauenstein
    • children: Howard V. Taylor
    • Alan C. Taylor
    • Stephen G. Instr Taylor
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    Born April 4, 1913
    Died January 16, 1962
    (aged 48)
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