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James Huston Felgar

James Huston Felgar, American mechanical engineer. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Oklahoma Engineers (ex-president), Oklahoma Society Professional Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau, Beta Theta Pi, Lions International (ex-president).

Background

  • Felgar, James Huston was born on July 27, 1874 in Stuart, Iowa, United States. Son of David and Margaret (Huston) Felgar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas, 1901. Bachelor of Science, Armour Institute Technology (now Illinois Institute of Technology), Chicago, 1905, Mechanical Engineering, 1911, honorary Doctor Engineering 1929.

    Career

    • Instructor mechanic engineering, Oklahoma Agricultural and Mech. College, 6 months, 1906. Instructor mechanic engineering, college of engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1906-1908, professor, 1908-1937, dean college of engineering, 1909-1937, dean emeritus and professor engineering since 1937.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Oklahoma Engineers (ex-president), Oklahoma Society Professional Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau, Beta Theta Pi, Lions International (ex-president).

    Connections

    • Married Etta Judd, 1906.
    • father: David Felgar
    • mother: Margaret (Huston) Felgar
    • spouse: Etta Judd
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    Born July 27, 1874
    Died July 19, 1946
    (aged 71)
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