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Hugo Diemer

Hugo Diemer, industrial engineer, author. Fellow and director Institute of Management (div. of America Management Association), since 1927.; Mason.


  • Diemer, Hugo was born on November 18, 1870 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Son of Theodore and Bertha L. (Huene) Diemer.

  • Education

    • Mechanical Engineering in Electrical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1896. Student of University of Chicago, 1900. Bachelor of Arts history and political science, Pennsylvania State College, 1913.


    • With Addyston Pipe & Steel Company, Cincinnati, 1888-1892. Bullock Electric Manufacturing Company and Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, 1896-1900. Assistant professor mechanic engineering, Michigan Agricultural College, 1900-1901.

      Associate professor mechanic engineering, University of Kansas, 1901-1904. Construction engineering, Indianapolis and Chicago, 1904-1907. Professor mechanic engineering, in charge of department, 1907-1909, professor industrial engineering, 1909-1919, Pennsylvania State College Commissioned major ordnance department, 1917, then lieut. colonel.

      In charge at United States Cartridge Company, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1917, Bethlehem Steel Company, 1918. Personnel superintendent Winchester Repeating Arms Company, 1919-1920. Director management courses and personnel, La Salle Extension U., since 1920.

      Summer lecturer on organization and management, University of Chicago, 1915. Lecturer on industrial organization, department of university extension Massachusetts State Board of Education, 1917.


    • Author: Factory Organization and Administration, 1910, 5th edit., 1935. Modern Foremanship and Production Methods (with Meyer Bloomfield), 1921. Personnel Administration (with Daniel Bloomfield), 1921.

      Foremanship Training, 1927. Production Control, 1930.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Fellow and director Institute of Management (div. of America Management Association), since 1927.


    • Married Mabel N. Hudson, June 26, 1901 (died 1934). Children: Theodore Hudson, Natalie Elizabeth, Dorothy Arnold, Mary Louise.
    • father: Theodore Diemer
    • mother: Bertha L. (Huene) Diemer
    • spouse: Mabel N. Hudson
    • children: Theodore Hudson Diemer
    • Natalie Elizabeth Diemer
    • Dorothy Arnold Diemer
    • Mary Louise Diemer
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    Born November 18, 1870
    Died March 3, 1939
    (aged 68)