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Thomas Jefferson Smull

Thomas Jefferson Smull, American engineer.

Background

  • Smull, Thomas Jefferson was born on September 22, 1875 in Mackeyville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Thomas J. and Harriet (Sybil) Smull.

  • Education

    • Student at Central State Normal School, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, 1892-1894, 97. Student Susquehanna U., Pennsylvania, 1900-1901. C.E., Ohio Northern U., 1904, Architecture, 1906.

      Student University of Michigan (one semester), Lafayette College (one semester), 1904-1905. Eng.D., Oglethorpe U., 1921.

    Career

    • Dean College of Engineering Ohio Northern U., 1905-1917, executive secretary, 1917-1929, business manager, 1929-1942. Materials engineer Department of highways, State of Ohio, 1942-1955. City engineer, Ada, 1906-1923, also consulting practice, member Board Examiners State Civil Service Commission, 1914-1916.

      Appraisal engineer State Utilities Commission, Ohio, 1915. Senior member Smull and Unger, architects, 1912-1930. Chairman and chief examiner Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors, State of Ohio.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Smull and Unger, architects, 1912-1930. Chairman and chief examiner Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors, State of Ohio. Member Ohio Society University Business Officers (president 1941), Ohio Athletic Conference (president 1943), Ohio Society Professional Engineers (president 1918), Society Promotion Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Phi Gamma Delta.

    Mason. Lecturer on engineering topics. Member Ohio Waterways Commission and Great Lakes Tidewater Association, 1923-1931. Member Scioto Conservancy Board since 1924.

    Clubs: Kiwanis (lieutenant governor O. district 1929), Lost Creek Country.

    Connections

    • Married Cora Anita Kemp, October 4, 1906. Children: Miriam May, Thomas Kemp.
    • father: Thomas J. Smull
    • mother: Harriet (Sybil) Smull
    • spouse: Cora Anita Kemp
    • children: Miriam May Smull
    • Thomas Kemp Smull
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    Died February 15, 1962
    (aged 86)
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