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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.


  • 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.


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


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


    Denomination: Presbyn


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


    • 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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    Born 1856