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Robert Heber Meade

Robert Heber Meade, American consultant engineer. Decorated Legion of Merit. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers, Society American Military Engineers (past nat. director), American Cons. Engineers Council; member Engineers Joint Council (past nat. director), Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Meade, Robert Heber was born on May 8, 1905 in Newark. Son of John Heber and Lucie Barnard (Haring) Meade.

  • Education

    • Student Stevens Institute Teach., 1922. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1926. C.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1929, M. C.E., 1930.

    Career

    • February 1976); children by previous marriage-Robert Heber, Billie Temple (Mistress Charles E. Roath). 1 stepson, William Warren Chamberlain. Married Dorothy Louise Russek, June 18, 1977.

      Appointed midshipman United States Navy, 1922. Trans, to C.E. Corps 1929, advanced through grades to rear admiral. Officer-in-charge 1st Naval Construction Brigade (Seabees), Alaska, 1943-1944, 7th Naval Construction Brigade, Pearl Harbor amd P.I., as commodore, 1944-1945.

      Assistant chief Bureau Yards and Docks for Business Management, 1947-1950. Director Naval Petroleum Reserve, Executive Office of Secretary, Navy Department, Denver, 1950. Officer in charge Bureau Yards and Docks Contracts Joint United States Military Group, Spain, 1953.

      Director construction and deputy chief for construction, 1954. Chief Bureau Yards and Docks, chief civil engrs. United States Navy, 1955-1957.

      Construction engineering City New York Department Marine and Aviation, 1958-1960. Associate consultant Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Quade & Douglas, engrs., 1960-1962, 70-77, partner, 1962-1970.

    Membership

    Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers, Society American Military Engineers (past nat. director), American Cons. Engineers Council; member Engineers Joint Council (past nat. director), Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Mistress;; married Dorothy Louise Russek, June 18, 1977. Children by previous marriage-Robert Heber, Billie Temple (Mistress.
    • father: John Heber Meade
    • mother: Lucie Barnard (Haring) Meade
    • spouses: Mistress
    • Dorothy Louise Russek
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    Born March 8, 1905
    Died December 23, 1977
    (aged 72)
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