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John Simpson Reid

John Simpson Reid, British mechanic engineer, educator. Member American Society Mechanical Engineers, New York R.R.; Club. President YMOA, Ithaca.

Background

  • Reid, John Simpson was born in 1856 in Kilmamock, Ayrshire, Scotland, Mjar. 25. Son of David and Sarah Crichton (Simpson) Reid.

  • Education

    • Studied academic Irvine, Scotland, in British Government science and art sens., and in engineering shops in Kilmarnock and Glasgow, Scotland, and in Boston, Scbenectady, New York, and Rome, New York.

    Career

    • Instructor in machine design, Cornell University, since 1891.

    Works

    • Author: A Course in Mechanical Drawing, 1897 W9. Mechanical Drawing and Elementary Machine Design (with D. Reid), 1899 W9.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American Society Mechanical Engineers, New York R.R. Club. President YMOA, Ithaca.

    Connections

    • Married Rome, New York, December 18, 1884, Elvire Lee Vander-mark.
    • father: David Reid
    • mother: Sarah Crichton (Simpson) Reid
    • spouse: Rome
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