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Otto Sternoff Beyer

Otto Sternoff Beyer, American consultant engineer.

Background

  • Beyer, Otto Sternoff was born on September 18, 1886 in Woodridge, New Jersey, United States. Son of Otto Sternoff and Marie (Clobus) B.

  • Education

    • Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute Technology, 1907. Graduate study University of New York and University of Pennsylvania, 1907-1910.

    Career

    • Engineer apprentice E. W. Bliss Company and Midvale Steel Company, 1907-1908. Motive power engineer Erie R.R., 1908-1912. General foreman C.,Rhode Island&P. Railway Shops, Horton, Kansas, 1912-1916.

      Construction engineering in development labor-management coöperative programs with several railway systems and industrial companies, 1920-1933. Director section labor relations, Federal Coördinator of Transportation, 1933-1935. Member National Mediation Board, January 1936-January 1942, chairman 1937, 1940, on leave of absence, January 1942-February 1943. resigned February 1943, director div. transport personnel Office of Defense Transportation, January 1942-June 1944, representing transportation on War Manpower Commission.

      Consultant, T.V.A. Bonneville Power Administration, United States Maritime Commission, The Alaska Railroad, United States Department of Interior. Special lecturer, George Washington University.

    Works

    • Author reports and bulletins. Contributor numerous professional articles.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member National Mediation Board, January 1936-January 1942, chairman 1937, 1940, on leave of absence, January 1942-February 1943. resigned February 1943, director div. transport personnel Office of Defense Transportation, January 1942-June 1944, representing transportation on War Manpower Commission. Consultant, T.V.A. Bonneville Power Administration, United States Maritime Commission, The Alaska Railroad, United States Department of Interior. Special lecturer, George Washington University.

    Served in organization United States Army School Aeronautics, Urbana, Illinois, 1917. Club: Cosmos. President Baltic-American Society of Washington, District of Columbia.

    Connections

    • Married Clara Mortenson, July 30, 1920. Children: Morten, Donald, Richard.
    • father: Otto Sternoff Beyer
    • mother: Marie (Clobus) Beyer
    • spouse: Clara Mortenson
    • children: Morten Beyer
    • Donald Beyer
    • Richard Beyer
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    Born September 18, 1886
    Died December 8, 1948
    (aged 62)
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