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Walter Holbrook Adams

Walter Holbrook Adams, American mechanical engineer. Member 1st Regiment Heavy Artillery, Massachusetts V.M., 2 years; Member American Society Mech. Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education Commissioned captain Engineer Officers’ Reserve Corps, March 1, 1917, active duty, May, since 1918.

Background

  • Adams, Walter Holbrook was born on April 17, 1882 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Joseph C. and Etta M. (Holbrook) Adams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1903.

    Career

    • Assistant in mechanic engineering, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1903-1905. Instructor in mechanic engineering, Polytechnic Institute, Brooklyn, 1905-1908. Professor mechanic engineering, Imperial Pei Yang U., Tientsin, China, 1908-1912.

      Professor mechanic engineering, Throop College of Technology, January, 1913-May, 1918.

    Membership

    Member 1st Regiment Heavy Artillery, Massachusetts V.M., 2 years. Member American Society Mech. Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education Commissioned captain Engineer Officers’ Reserve Corps, March 1, 1917, active duty, May, since 1918.

    Connections

    • Married Annie Marguerite Horne, of Malden, Massachusetts, August 9, 1905.
    • father: Joseph C. Adams
    • mother: Etta M. (Holbrook) Adams
    • spouse: Annie Marguerite Horne
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    Born April 17, 1882
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