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Laurence Ilsey Hewe

Laurence Ilsey Hewe, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Association Highway Officials, American Mathematics Society (1901-1931), Sigma Xi, Casque and Gauntlet: fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

  • Hewe, Laurence Ilsey was born on September 28, 1876 in Dover, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Horace Greeley and Helen Ilsley (Jones) Hewe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Dartmouth, 1898. Doctor of Philosophy., Yale, 1901.

    Career

    • With Massachusetts Highway Commission, 1897-1899. Professor mathematics and engineering Rhode Island State College, 1901-1905. Instructor mathematics Yale, 1905-1909.

      With United States Public Road Administration, since 1911. Successively chief of economics, district engn., general inspector, deputy chief engineer, chief Western Region Headquarters, San Francisco. Conservation to government of Saudi Arabia.

      1946-1947 Chairman American delegation International Road Congress Munich, 1934.

    Works

    • Author: (with Professor Jas W. Glover) Highway Bonds, 1913: (with Prof H. L. Seward). Design of Diagrams for Engineering Formulas, 1924. American Highway Practice (2 vols.), 1941.

      Contributor technical articles in mathematics and engineering publications. Technical and popular articles in World’s Work, National Geography Magazine, Collier’s, etc.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Association Highway Officials, American Mathematics Society (1901-1931), Sigma Xi, Casque and Gauntlet: fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Clubs: Cosmos (Washington), Commonwealth (San Francisco).

    Connections

    • Married Agnes Danforth June 1901.
    • father: Horace Greeley Hewe
    • mother: Helen Ilsley (Jones) Hewe
    • spouse: Agnes Danforth June 1901
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    Born September 28, 1876
    Died March 2, 1950
    (aged 73)
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