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Edward John Cleary

Edward John Cleary, American consultant engineer.

Background

  • Cleary, Edward John was born on June 16, 1906 in Newark. Son of Daniel A. and Bertha (Geiges) Cleary.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Rutgers University, 1929, Master of Science, 1933, C.E., 1935, Doctor of Science, 1959. Doctor of Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute Technology, 1972.

    Career

    • Field engineer Utilities Power & Light Corporation, Chicago, 1929-1931. Member editorial staff Engineer News Record (public McGraw Hill Company), 1935-1949, executive editor, 1945-1949. Executive director, chief engineer Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission, Cincinnati, 1949-1967, consultant, 1967-1984.

      Professor emeritus environmental health U. Cincinnati, 1976-1984. Consultant emeritus United States Army Medical Research and Development Command, 1978. Board of directors Resources for Future, Washington.

      Registered profile engineer, New York, Ohio, New Jersey Diplomate American Academy Environmental Engineers.

    Works

    • Co-author: Bulldozers Come First, 1944. Author: The Orsanco Story, 1967.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member editorial staff Engineer News Record (public McGraw Hill Company), 1935-1949, executive editor, 1945-1949. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (honorary), Water Pollution Control Federation (honorary), Engineering Society Cincinnati, American Public Works Association (president 1952), Public Works History Society (president 1977), American Water Works Association (honorary), Academy Aquatic Ecosystems (director), Inter American Association Sanitary Engineering, National Academy Engineering, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Delta Upsilon. Clubs: Cosmos, Westlake Yacht.

    Connections

    • Married Adelaide Rogers, June 16, 1934. Children: Edward R., Kathleen S., Daniel H., Adelaide Ellen.
    • father: Daniel A. Cleary
    • mother: Bertha (Geiges) Cleary
    • spouse: Adelaide Rogers
    • children: Edward R. Cleary
    • Kathleen S. Cleary
    • Daniel H. Cleary
    • Adelaide Ellen Cleary
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    Born June 16, 1906
    Died April 1, 1984
    (aged 77)
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