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John Ernst Kalinka

John Ernst Kalinka, Austrian structural engineer. Member American Railroad Engineering Association, American Concrete Institute, Society of Military Engineers, Chicago Engineers; Club, Illinois Chamber of Commerce; Club: Cornell (New York City).

Background

  • Kalinka, John Ernst was born on December 16, 1888 in Tyrol, Austria. Son of Doctor Francis and Anna (Wolf) Kalinka.

  • Education

    • Student High School, Vienna, Austria, 1898-1906. Engr’s. Diploma, Technology U. Vienna, 1911.

    Career

    • Margaretha Kalinka, December 30, 1920. 1 son, Fred Otto; married second, Dorothea von Mazanec Engelhardswall, September 9, 1932. 1 son, Hans Sanford. Came to the United States, 1924, naturalized 1930.

      Engineer Austrian Southern R.R., 1911-1915. Captain Austrian Engineers Corps, 1915-1918. Construction engineering for construction of railroads and bridges Jugoslavia and Austria, 1918-1924.

      Engineer Pennsylvania R.R., Pittsburgh, 1924-1925. Successively engineer, chief engineer, director, executive vice president Roberts & Schaefer Company, Chicago, from 1925, chairman, from 1953. President Thompson Starrett Company, Inc., from 1954.

    Membership

    Member American Railroad Engineering Association, American Concrete Institute, Society of Military Engineers, Chicago Engineers. Club, Illinois Chamber of Commerce. Club: Cornell (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Doctor;; married second, Dorothea von Mazanec Engelhardswall, September 9, 1932.
    • father: Doctor Francis Kalinka
    • mother: Anna (Wolf) Kalinka
    • spouses: Doctor
    • Dorothea von Mazanec Engelhardswall
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    Born December 16, 1888
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