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Ira Welch Mcconnell

Ira Welch Mcconnell, American civil engineer. Mason, Elk.

Background

  • Mcconnell, Ira Welch was born on October 17, 1871 in Schell City, Missouri, United States. Son of James Calvin and Cecelia Elizabeth (Welch) M.

  • Education

    • C.E., Cornell Univercity, 1897.

    Career

    • Instructor civil engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1899-1900. Contractor’s superintendent, Chicago and New Orleans, 1901-1903. Professor civil engineering, Missouri School of Mines, Rolla, 1903.

      Project engineer, 1903-1907, supervising engineer, 1907-1909, United States Reclamation Service. Chief irrigation engineer, J. G. White & Company, Incorporated, New York York, 1909-1910. Vice-president and general manager Idaho Irrigation Limited company, 1910-1912.

      Hydraulic engineer, 1912-1917, chief engineer, 1917, Stone & Webster, div. of construction and engineering. Assistant general manager, American International Shipbldg. Corporation, Hog Island Shipyard, 1918.

      Vice president United Engineers & Constructors, Inc. (Philadelphia), Dwight P. Robinson & Company, Incorporated, New York New York.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Mason, Elk.

    Connections

    • Married Grace Lucille Bowerman, September 22, 1903. Children: John Waldo, Charles Edwin.
    • father: James Calvin M.
    • mother: Cecelia Elizabeth (Welch) M.
    • spouse: Grace Lucille Bowerman
    • children: John Waldo Mcconnell
    • Charles Edwin Mcconnell
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    Born October 17, 1871
    Died January 6, 1933
    (aged 61)
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