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Robert Rene Philippe

Robert Rene Philippe, American engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, International Society Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Society American Military Engineers.

Background

  • Philippe, Robert Rene was born on March 17, 1906 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Rene Edward and Anna F. (Robert) Philippe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1929. Student Carnegie Institute Technology, 1938-1939.

    Career

    • Worker Compressed Air Tunnel, New York City, 1929-1932. Assistant soils mechanics laboratory Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1932-1934. Chief soils mechanics laboratory Muskingum Dams, O., 1934-1937.

      Chief soils mechanics laboratory Corps. Engineers, Pittsburgh, 1937-1941, director Ohio River div. labs., 1941-1951, chief special engineering branch research and development Office Chief Engineers, from 1951. Construction engineering dams, airfields, foundations.

      Lecturer soil mechanics Carnegie Institute Technology, 1938-1939. Guest lecturer University of Illinois, from 1949. Lecturer professor George Washington University, 1955.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, International Society Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Society American Military Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Alice Allen, June 15, 1935. Children: Allen R., Catherine R., Sharon Y. Construction.
    • father: Rene Edward Philippe
    • mother: Anna F. (Robert) Philippe
    • spouse: Mary Alice Allen
    • children: Allen R. Philippe
    • Catherine R. Philippe
    • Sharon Y. Constrn Philippe
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    Born March 17, 1906
    Died June 29, 1968
    (aged 62)
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