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William Robert Mcconochie

William Robert Mcconochie, American consultant engineer. Member Institute Transportation Engineers, Tau Beta Pi.


  • Mcconochie, William Robert was born on July 7, 1906 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of William Henry and Edith (Fitzpatrick) Mcconochie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Michigan, 1928.


    • Engineer, United States Corps Engineers, Rock Island, 1928-1930. Traffic engineer Chicago Surface Lines, 1930-1944. Chief transportation engineer DeLauw, Cather & Company, Chicago, 1944-1961, senior vice-president, director, 1961-1972.

      Private consultant; consultant English Channel Tunnel, Bosphorus Straits Bridge, Sydney (Australia), Expressways, Manchester (England) rapid transit study, San Juan (P.R.) rapid transit plans. Guest lecturer University of Illinois, Northwestern University, U. Cincinnati, University of Michigan, U. New South Wales (Australia). Registered profile engineer.


    • Contributor to publications in field.


    Member Institute Transportation Engineers, Tau Beta Pi.


    • Married Marian Brenckle, July 6, 1935. Children: Jean A., William A., Roger P., Carol Annual.
    • father: William Henry Mcconochie
    • mother: Edith (Fitzpatrick) Mcconochie
    • spouse: Marian Brenckle
    • children: Jean A. Mcconochie
    • William A. Mcconochie
    • Roger P. Mcconochie
    • Carol Ann Mcconochie
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    Died July 24, 1978
    (aged 72)