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Gilbert Amos Young

Gilbert Amos Young, American mechanical engineer. Member American Society Mech. Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Gamma Delta, etc.

Background

  • Young, Gilbert Amos was born on June 24, 1872 in Owosso, Michigan, United States. Son of Amos G. and Mary (Alling) Young.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, South Dakot State College, 1894. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1899, Mechanical Engineering, 1903. Master of Mechanical Engineering, Harvard, 1910.

    Career

    • 1 son, Ronald Keith. Instructor practical mechanics, South Dakot State College, 1894-1898. Assistant Purdue University, 1899-1901, instructor in mechanic engineering, 1901-1903, successively assistant, associate and full professor mechanic engineering, 1903-1909, head School of Mech. Engineering and director of Mech.

      Engineering laboratories since 1911.

    Works

    • Author: Text Notes, Steam Turbines, Gas Engines, Thermodynamics. Co-author (with V. W. Young) Text book Elements of Thermodynamics. Writer on mechanic engineering subjects.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member American Society Mech. Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Gamma Delta, etc.

    Connections

    • Married Berdella J. Keith, June 25, 1902.
    • father: Amos G. Young
    • mother: Mary (Alling) Young
    • spouse: Berdella J. Keith
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    Born June 24, 1872
    Died June 27, 1943
    (aged 71)
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