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Constantine Kenneth Smoley

Constantine Kenneth Smoley, Russian civil engineer, educator.

Background

  • Smoley, Constantine Kenneth was born on April 27, 1869 in Dwinsk, Russia. Son of Ossip M. and Barbara E. (Radief) Smoley.

  • Education

    • C.E., Federal Polytechnicum, Zurich, Switzerland, 1893.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1895, naturalized, 1901. Sturctural draftsman, Variety Iron Works, Cleveland, 1895-1896. Chief draftsman Van Dorn Iron Works, 1896-1902.

      Structural engineer Wllman, Seaver & Morgan Engineering Company, Cleveland, 1902-1904. Consulting engineer German-American Portland Cement Works, La Salle, Illinois, 1904-1905. Sturctural engineer Illinois Steel Company, 1905-1906, N.P. Railway Company, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1907-1909.

      Director Schools of Civ. and Structural Engineering International Corresponding Schools, Scranton, Pennsylvania, in charge instruction, also preparation textbooks, 1909-1926. Head of Commerce. K. Smoley & Sons, publications Author: Parallel Tables of Logarithms and Squares, 1901. Five-Decimal Logarithmic-Trigonometric Tables, 1908.

      Handbook of Civil Engineering, 1913. Parallel Tables of Slopes and Rises, 1917. Smoley’s Combined Tables, 1919.

      Graphic Solution of a Right Triangle, 1920. Segmental Functons, 1937. Also many I.C.S. textbooks.

      Home: 30 School Lane, Scarscale, New York.

    Works

    • Author: Parallel Tables of Logarithms and Squares, 1901. Five-Decimal Logarithmic-Trigonometric Tables, 1908. Handbook of Civil Engineering, 1913.

      Parallel Tables of Slopes and Rises, 1917. Smoley’s Combined Tables, 1919. Graphic Solution of a Right Triangle, 1920.

      Segmental Functons, 1937. Also many I.C.S. textbooks.

    Connections

    • Married Pauline B. Sagorin, February 21, 1894 (died October 3, 1926). Married second, Florence N. Wood, May 31, 1928.
    • father: Ossip M. Smoley
    • mother: Barbara E. (Radief) Smoley
    • spouses: Pauline B. Sagorin
    • Florence N. Wood
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    Born April 27, 1869
    Died October 21, 1952
    (aged 83)
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