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John Charles Lounsbury Fish

John Charles Lounsbury Fish, American civil engineer. Awarded Fuertes gold medal for original research, Cornell Univercity, 1915. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineer Association, Sigma Xi, Alpha Tau Omega; member Sigma Delta Pi.

Background

  • Fish, John Charles Lounsbury was born on June 3, 1870 in Townsend Township, Huron County, Ohio, United States. Son of Job and Annie Elizabeth (Peabody) Fish.

  • Education

    • C.E., Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1892.

    Career

    • Assistant to city engineer, Sandusky, O., 1886-1888. Instructor civil engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1892-1893. Instructor Stanford, 1893-1894, assistant professor, 1894-1898, associate professor, 1898-1905.

      Research engineer Library Science& Master of Science Railway, 1905-1907. Div. engineer, same, 1907-1909. Professor railroad engineering, 1909-1925, professor сivil engineering, 1925-1935, executive head сivil engineering department, 1928-1935, emeritus professor civil engring, since 1935, Stanford University Health commissioner and member Board Public Safety.

      Palo Alto, 1909-1924.

    Works

    • Author: Lettering of Working Drawings, 1894. Linear Drawing & Lettering, 1901. Descriptive Geometry, 1903.

      Earthwork Haul and Overhaul, 1913. Engineering Economics, 1915, 23. Technic of Surveying Instruments, and Methods, 1917.

      The Engineering Profession (with T. J. Hoover), 1941.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineer Association, Sigma Xi, Alpha Tau Omega. Member Sigma Delta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Ethelwyn Rebecca Slaght, July 31, 1894. Children: Job (deceased), Lounsbury S., Frances C. (Mistress.
    • father: Job Fish
    • mother: Annie Elizabeth (Peabody) Fish
    • spouse: Ethelwyn Rebecca Slaght
    • children: Job Fish (deceased)
    • Lounsbury S. Fish
    • Frances C. (Mrs Fish
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    Born June 3, 1870
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