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Arthur West

Arthur West, American mechanical engineer. Member American Society Mech. Engineers (vice president 1905-1907), Inventor’s Guild (New York), Chi Psi.; Club: Lake Placid (member of council).

Background

  • West, Arthur was born on March 25, 1867 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Hubbell and Helen (Roberts) West.

  • Education

    • Master of Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1887.

    Career

    • Engineer Edward P. Allis Company, Milwaukee, 1887-1898, assistant to chief engineer, 1898-1900. Assistant chief engineer Allis-Chalmers Company, Milwaukee, 1900-1904, also manager pumping engine department, 1901-1904. Chief engineer Westinghouse Machine Company, Pittsburgh, 1904-1908, vice president, 1906-1908.

      Manager power department, Bethlehem Steel Company, 1908-1927. Consulting mechanical engineer New York, Board of Water Supply, 1903-1908. Lecturer Johns Hopkins, Lehigh University and United States Naval Academy, 1909-1927.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American Society Mech. Engineers (vice president 1905-1907), Inventor’s Guild (New York), Chi Psi. Club: Lake Placid (member of council).

    Connections

    • Married Alice Florence Tourtellot, December 22, 1900.
    • father: Hubbell West
    • mother: Helen (Roberts) West
    • spouse: Alice Florence Tourtellot
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