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John Herbert Gregory

John Herbert Gregory, American engineer, educator. Awarded Thomas Fitch Rowland prize, 1910, James Laurie prize, 1930, and Rudolph Hering medal, 1935, by American Society Civil Engineers. member Rudolph Hering & John H. Gregory, consultant engrs., New York, 1911-1917; Member Engineers’ Advisory Board, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1932.

Background

  • Gregory, John Herbert was born on August 7, 1874 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Porter and Mary Clerice (Stone) Gregory.

  • Education

    • New England ancestry. Bachelor of Science in C.E., Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1895.

    Career

    • 1 son, Richard Sears. Engineer with Boston Metropolitan Sewerage Works, 1893-1894, Boston Metropolitan Water Works, 1895-1897, Albany Water Filtration Works, 1897-1900, Philadelphia Water Filtration Works, 1900-1902, Jersey City Water Supply Works, 1902-1903, New York Filtration Department Commision on Additional Water Supply, 1903-1904. Engineer in charge Improved Water and Sewerage Works, Columbus, Ohio, 1904-1909.

      Resident engineer Passaic Valley Sewerage Project, Newark, New Jersey, 1909-1910. Engineer Metropolitan Sewerage Commission, New York, 1910-1911. Member Rudolph Hering & John H. Gregory, consultant engrs., New York, 1911-1917.

      Practiced alone, 1917-1919. Settled at Baltimore as construction engineering, 1919. Also professor civil and sanitary engineering, Johns Hopkins University, since 1920.

      Commissioned captain United States of America, 1918.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Rudolph Hering & John H. Gregory, consultant engrs., New York, 1911-1917. Member Engineers’ Advisory Board, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1932.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Ann James, July 16, 1900.
    • father: John Porter Gregory
    • mother: Mary Clerice (Stone) Gregory
    • spouse: Sarah Ann James
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    Died January 18, 1937
    (aged 62)
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