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John Theodore Faig

John Theodore Faig, American engineer, educator. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Mech. Engineers; member Society for Promotion Engineering Education, American Engineering Council, 1924-1927, Newcomen Society (British), Tau Beta Pi.; Member International Jury Awards, San Francisco Exposition, 1915.

Background

  • Faig, John Theodore was born on February 5, 1875 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Son of John and Louisa (Hurst) Faig.

  • Education

    • Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1894, Mechanical Engineering, 1897, Doctor of Science, University of Kentucky, 1948.

    Career

    • Draftsman Lane & Bodley Company, Cincinnati, 1894-1896. Instructor engineering, University of Michigan, 1896-1898. Assistant professor and professor engineering, University of Kentucky, 1898-1906.

      Professor mechanic engineering University of Cincinnati, 1906-1918, also head of department. President of departments, Ohio Mechanics Institute, Cincinnati, since 1918. In charge S.A.T.C., Ohio Mechanics Institute, 1918.

      Supervised training of 1200 ex-service men, under Veterans’ Bureau, 1919-1925. President United City Planning Committee of Cincinnati, 1927-1928.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Mech. Engineers; member Society for Promotion Engineering Education, American Engineering Council, 1924-1927, Newcomen Society (British), Tau Beta Pi. Member International Jury Awards, San Francisco Exposition, 1915.

    Clubs: Cincinnati, Literary.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Wiley, 1909.
    • father: John Faig
    • mother: Louisa (Hurst) Faig
    • spouse: Frances Wiley
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    Born February 5, 1875
    Died April 8, 1951
    (aged 76)
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