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Charles Joseph Tilden

Charles Joseph Tilden, American civil engineer. Member Connecticut Highway Safety Commission, 1936-1942. Captain Engineer O. R. C. 1917-1937.; Member American Society C. E.; member Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa; member Tau Beta Pi.

Background

  • Tilden, Charles Joseph was born on October 3, 1873 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George Thomas and Alice Olmstead (Butler) Tilden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civ. Engineering, Harvard, 1896. Honorary Master of Arts, Yale, 1919.

    Career

    • Assistant instructor engineering, Harvard University, from 1896 to 1897. Assistant engineer New York Rapid Transit Commission, 1897-1903. Instructor civil engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1903-1905.

      Instructor, assistant professor and junior professor civil engineering, University of Michigan, 1905-1911, professor and head department of engineering mechanics, 1911-1913. Professor civil engineering, Johns Hopkins, 1913-1919. Strathcona professor engineering mechanics, Yale, 1919-1940, emeritus, since 1940, and fellow of Branford College, since 1933.

    Works

    • Author of various articles in mags., etc.

    Membership

    Member Connecticut Highway Safety Commission, 1936-1942. Captain Engineer O. R. C. 1917-1937.; Member American Society C. E.

    Member Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa. Member Tau Beta Pi. Clubs: Harvard (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Mabel Katherine Myers, October 14, 1902 (died March 8, 1940).; married second, Linda Palmer Littlejohn of Sydney, Australia, April. Children: Elinor (Mistress.
    • father: George Thomas Tilden
    • mother: Alice Olmstead (Butler) Tilden
    • spouses: Mabel Katherine Myers
    • Linda Palmer Littlejohn of Sydney
    • child: Elinor (Mrs Tilden
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    Died November 15, 1959
    (aged 86)
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