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Clem C. Austin

Clem C. Austin, American mechanic engineer. Award Commn. Member Washington Award Commission; member Chicago advisory committee Naval Officer Procurement; Member American Society Mech. Engineers, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

  • Austin, Clem C. was born on June 2, 1882 in Crocker, Missouri, United States. Son of Chester Y. and Elinora J. (Briggs) Austin.

  • Education

    • Graduate Streator (Illinois) High School, 1899. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1907, Mechanical Engineering, 1913.

    Career

    • Began with Calumet & Arizona Mining Company, 1907. Teacher of mechanic engineering, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, 1909-1910. Salesman American Hoist & Derrick Company, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1910-1919.

      Union Steam Pump Company, Battle Creek, Michigan, 1919. General manager American Asphalt Association, St. Louis, 1920-1921. Secretary Mancha Storage Battery Locomotive Company, St. Louis, 1922, treasurer, general manager, 1923-1932, president, general manager Chicago, 1932-1938.

      General manager Mancha Storage Battery Locomotive Division, Goodman Manufacturing Company, Chicago, 1938-1951. Chairman Chicago secretary A.S.M.E., 1941-1942. Chairman National Group Delaware Conference American Society Mech.

      Engineers.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Washington Award Commission. Member Chicago advisory committee Naval Officer Procurement. Member American Society Mech.

    Engineers, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah D. MacKay, November 30, 1914. Children: Briggs MacKay, Robert MacKay, Jane.
    • father: Chester Y. Austin
    • mother: Elinora J. (Briggs) Austin
    • spouse: Sarah D. MacKay
    • children: Briggs MacKay Austin
    • Robert MacKay Austin
    • Jane Austin
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    Nationality

    Award