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Charles Church More

Charles Church More, American engineer, educator. Member Society for Promotion Engineering Education (council, 1919-1922), American Association University professors, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Legion, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Psi. Secretary John More Association, 1900-1925, associate secretary, since 1925.

Background

  • More, Charles Church was born on January 21, 1875 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of David Fellows and Sara Jane (Hubbell) More.

  • Education

    • C.E., Lafayette College, 1898, Master of Science, 1901. Master of Civil Engineering, Cornell, 1899.

    Career

    • Began with Pencoyd Iron Works, Philadelphia, 1899. Acting professor civil engineering, U. Washington, 1900, assistant professor, 1904, associate professor, 1907, professor, 1912, professor and head department, 1917-1925, professor structural engineering, 1925-1947, emeritus, since 1947. With American Bridge Company (Philadelphia), D. H. Burnham & Company (Chicago), United States Engineer Department (Fort Worden, Washington), 1901-1904.

      With C.,M.&St.P. Railway Company, Seattle, 1906-1907, Turner Construction Company. New York City, 1911-1912. Commissioned captain Engineer R.C., June 19, 1917.

      In training at Engineer O.T.C., Vancouver Barracks, Washington, September-October 1917. Captain O.R.C., October 18, 1917. Major ordnance, United States Army, July 25, 1918.

      On duty at Ordnance Office, Washington, November 1917-November 1918. Instructor at Engineer School, Camp Humphreys, Virginia, December 1918-September 1919. Honorary discharged October 1, 1919.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member Society for Promotion Engineering Education (council, 1919-1922), American Association University professors, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Legion, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Psi. Secretary John More Association, 1900-1925, associate secretary, since 1925.

    Connections

    • Married Myra Hadlock Ober, August 24, 1904.
    • father: David Fellows More
    • mother: Sara Jane (Hubbell) More
    • spouse: Myra Hadlock Ober
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    Born January 21, 1875
    Died November 19, 1949
    (aged 74)
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