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James Alfred Pratt

James Alfred Pratt, American mechanical engineer. Member Society Promotion Engineering Education, American Society Mech. Engineers, etc.

Background

  • Pratt, James Alfred was born on April 6, 1873 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James Woodman and Clara (Noble) Pratt.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Providence, Rhode Island. Studied mechanic engineering as cadet engineer under G. W. Bartlett, in shops, Providence. Pedagogy, New York University, 1908.

    Career

    • Instructor Sockanosset school and assistant to consulting engineer, 1901-1906. Instructor Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, and acting head, machine department, 1907-1908. Instructor, now director Williamson Free School Mech.

    Works

    • Author: Materials and Construction, 1912.

    Politics

    The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.

    Religion

    God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to any person.

    Membership

    Member Society Promotion Engineering Education, American Society Mech. Engineers, etc.

    Connections

    • Married Edith I. Harris, of Providence, August 4, 1902.
    • father: James Woodman Pratt
    • mother: Clara (Noble) Pratt
    • spouse: Edith I. Harris
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    Born April 6, 1873
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