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Harold Neff Cummings

Harold Neff Cummings, American engineer. Member Essex County Mosquito Extermination Commission, 1939-1952, treasurer, 1940, president 1948-1952.; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society C.E.; member American Society for Engineering Education, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa Associates, Chi Epsilon.

Background

  • Cummings, Harold Neff was born on December 30, 1884 in Oxford, Maine, United States. Son of Charles Sumner and Carrie A. (Neff) Cummings.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 1906. Student Harvard Summer School, 1906 and 1908. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1910.

      M. Engineering Education, Newark College Engineering, 1950.

    Career

    • 1 son, Charles Sumner World War II Instructor science, Worcester (Massachusetts) Academy, 1906-1908. Instrumentman, Buck & Sheldon, consultant engrs, Hartford, Connecticut, 1910-1911. Principal assistant engineer, Great Northern Paper Company, Millinocket, Maine, 1911-1913.

      Head of сivil engineering department, Mechanics Institute, Rochester, New York, 1913-1914. Head of mathematics department, English High School, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1914-1917. Instructor mathematics and mechanics, Wentworth Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, 1917-1918.

      Hydraulic computer H. K. Barrows, Boston, summer 1918. Associate professor сivil engineering and acting head of Department, University of Delaware, 1918-1920. Professor applied mathematics and head of department, Newark (New Jersey) College of Engineering, 1920-1926, professor сivil engineering and head of department, 1926-1942, vice president of college, 1942-1950, emeritus since 1950.

      Engineer structures section Curtiss Wright Corporation, Propeller Division, Caldwell, New Jersey, 1952-1955, construction engineering, since 1955.

    Membership

    Member Essex County Mosquito Extermination Commission, 1939-1952, treasurer, 1940, president 1948-1952. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society C.E. Member American Society for Engineering Education, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa Associates, Chi Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Katherine Austin Taaffe, June 11, 1912.
    • father: Charles Sumner Cummings
    • mother: Carrie A. (Neff) Cummings
    • spouse: Katherine Austin Taaffe
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    Born December 30, 1884
    Died March 14, 1962
    (aged 77)
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