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Frederick Eugene Turneaure

Frederick Eugene Turneaure, American engineer. Member ex officio Wisconsin State Highway Commission, 1911-1929; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Promotion Engineering Education (president 1908-1909), Western Society Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association, American Society of Civil Engineers (honorary), American Concrete Institute, American Society Testing Materials.

Background

  • Turneaure, Frederick Eugene was born on July 30, 1866 in Freeport, Illinois, United States. Son of Giles and Clarissa (May) Turneaure.

  • Education

    • C.E., Cornell, 1889; studied engineering abroad, 1895-1896. Doctor Engineering, University of Illinois, 1905.

    Career

    • 1 son, Frederick Stewart. Instructor Washington University, 1890-1892. Professor bridge and sanitary engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1892-1902, acting dean College Engineering, 1902-1903, dean and professor engineering, 1903-1937, dean emeritus since 1937.

    Works

    • Author: Theory and Practice of Modern Framed Structures (with J. B. Johnson and C. W. Bryan), 1893. Public Water Supplies (with Doctor H. L. Russell), 1900. Principles of Reinforced Concrete Construction (with Edward Rose Maurer), 1907.

      Investigations on stresses in bridges under moving train loads, also on strength of steel columns, transactions American Society Civ. Engineers, 1899, 1927, 31. Bulletins of America Railway Engineering Association, 1910-1917.

    Membership

    Member ex officio Wisconsin State Highway Commission, 1911-1929. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Promotion Engineering Education (president 1908-1909), Western Society Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association, American Society of Civil Engineers (honorary), American Concrete Institute, American Society Testing Materials.

    Connections

    • Married Mary D. Stewart, August 25, 1891 (died 1916).
    • father: Giles Turneaure
    • mother: Clarissa (May) Turneaure
    • spouse: Mary D. Stewart
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    Died March 31, 1951
    (aged 84)
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