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William Morton Kinney

William Morton Kinney, American engineer. Member American Society Testing Materials, Western Society Engineers, American Road Builders’ Association; member American Society of Civil Engineers.

Background

  • Kinney, William Morton was born on March 3, 1885 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William M. C. and Frances E. (Sollitt) Kinney.

  • Education

    • Mechanical Engineering, Lewis Institute, Chicago, 1906.

    Career

    • Began as draftsman in Portland, Oregon, 1906. With Universal Portland Cement Company, 1907, engineer promotion bureau, 1914-1918. General manager and secretary Portland Cement Association, 1918-1930, vice president, general manager, secretary, 1930-1946, vice president (promotion and advertising), secretary, 1946-1949.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member American Society Testing Materials, Western Society Engineers, American Road Builders’ Association. Member American Society of Civil Engineers. Clubs: Chicago Athletic Association, Skokie Country (Chicago.

    Connections

    • Married Loretta M. Hollinger, February 2, 1914.
    • father: William M. C. Kinney
    • mother: Frances E. (Sollitt) Kinney
    • spouse: Loretta M. Hollinger
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    Born March 3, 1885
    Died December, 1964
    (aged 79)
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