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James Robert Davis

James Robert Davis, American civil engineer. award 1977).


  • Davis, James Robert was born on June 24, 1924 in St. Louis. Son of Paul Lee and Alma Nora (Schlottach) Davis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, California Institute Technology, 1948, Master of Science, 1949.


    • Registered profile engineer, California, Nevada Staff engineer Frederick J. Converse Company, 1949-1950, 52-56. Partner, chief engineer Converse Foundation Engineering Company, Pasadena, California, 1956-1963. Vice president Converse Foundation Engineers, Pasadena, 1963-1969.

      President Converse Davis Dixon Associates, Pasadena, 1969-1978. Chairman of the Board chief Executive officer Converse Ward Davis Dixon, Pasadena, from 1978. Planning commissioner, City of W. Covina, California, 1968-1970.


    Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946, 50-52. Fellow American Cons. Engineers Council (director 1971), Institute Advancement Engineering (Outstanding Engineer Merit award 1977).

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Cons. Engineers Association California (president 1970), California Institute Technology Alumni Association (director) 1976-1979), Structural Engineers Association California. Club: Rotary.


    • Married Lou Ann Walter, July 2, 1948. Children: Kenneth Lee, Claire Luann, Bruce Robert.
    • father: Paul Lee Davis
    • mother: Alma Nora (Schlottach) Davis
    • spouse: Lou Ann Walter
    • children: Kenneth Lee Davis
    • Claire Luann Davis
    • Bruce Robert Davis
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    Born June 24, 1924