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William Elton Mott

William Elton Mott, American civil engineer. member American Society of Civil Engineers; member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Promotion Engineering Education, American Forestry Association, Theta Xi, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

  • Mott, William Elton was born on January 24, 1868 in Burlington, New Jersey, United States. Son of Richard Field and Susan (Thomas) Mott.

  • Education

    • University of Pennsylvania, 1884-1885. Bachelor of Science in C.E., Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1889.

    Career

    • Instructor civil engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1889-1890. Instructor and assistant professor civil engineering Cornell Univercity, 1892-1905. Associate professor hydraulic engineering, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1905-1909.

      Professor civil engineering, 1909-1917, dean and director College of Engineering, 1917-1932, Carnegie Institute Technology, Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania; retired January 1933. President Library Company of Burlington, Associate Charities.

      Director Bureau Savings Institute, Burlington College Associate member American Society of Civil Engineers. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Promotion Engineering Education, American Forestry Association, Theta Xi, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Promotion Engineering Education, American Forestry Association, Theta Xi, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Amy Coughlin, August 20, 1891 (died December 11, 1905).; married second, Oli Coughlin, December 26, 1911 (died August 12, 1945). Children: Margaret Burling, Katharine.
    • father: Richard Field Mott
    • mother: Susan (Thomas) Mott
    • spouses: Amy Coughlin
    • Oli Coughlin
    • children: Margaret Burling Mott
    • Katharine Mott
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    Died October 5, 1945
    (aged 77)
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