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Richard Turner Dana

Richard Turner Dana, American civil engineer. Served in 1st Division Naval Battalion, Connecticut National Guard, 2 years, 130th Separate Company, 1 year; Mason.

Background

  • Dana, Richard Turner was born on June 13, 1876 in Lenox, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Richard Starr and Florine (Turner) Dana.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy in C.E., Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), 1896.

    Career

    • With maintenance of way department, Erie R.R., 1896-1902. Consultant practice in New York City, since 1902, chief engineer Construction Service Company. President Codex Book Сompany.

      Vice president and treasurer Construction Service Company. Secretary and treasurer R. T. & D. T. Dana Company.

    Works

    • Author: Cost Keeping and Management Engineering (with H. P. Gillette), 1909. Rock Drilling (with W. L. Saunders), 1911. Handbook of Construction Equipment, 1921, 26.

      Joint author: Mechanical and Electrical Cost, 1918. Construction Costkeeping and Management, 1922. Concrete Computation Charts, 1922.

      The Bridge at Windsor (Vermont) and Its Economic Implications, 1926. The Human Machine in Industry, 1927.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served in 1st Division Naval Battalion, Connecticut National Guard, 2 years, 130th Separate Company, 1 year.

    Connections

    • Married Mary R. Meredith, 2d, April.
    • father: Richard Starr Dana
    • mother: Florine (Turner) Dana
    • spouse: Mary R. Meredith
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    Died August 26, 1928
    (aged 52)
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