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William Otto Lichtner

William Otto Lichtner, American consultant engineer. Member Association of Consulting Management Engineers, Institute of Management, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

  • Lichtner, William Otto was born on August 25, 1883 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William W. and Johanna G. (Otto) Lichtner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in C.E., Illinois Institute Technology, 1907.

    Career

    • Estimator and construction engineer on concrete bridges, 1905-1907. Associated with Sanford E. Thompson, Boston, 1907-1915. Partner The Thompson & Lichtner Company, 1916, vice-president and treasurer since 1925.

      President The Wm. O. Lichtner Associates, management counsellors, 1932-1941. Chief engineering consultant, War Production Board, 1942. Chief of technicians, American Technical Mission to Brazil, 1942.

      Resigned Government service, May 1943, to resume engineering business. Lecturer on management and labor problems at Massachusetts Institute Technology, Harvard, Syracuse University, etc.

    Works

    • Author: Plain and Reinforced Concrete, Time Study and Job Analysis, Planned Control in Manufacturing. Also numerous professional papers.

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member Association of Consulting Management Engineers, Institute of Management, Phi Kappa Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Evelyn Rodgers, June 9, 1915. Children: William Otto, Junior.
    • father: William W. Lichtner
    • mother: Johanna G. (Otto) Lichtner
    • spouse: Evelyn Rodgers
    • children: William Otto Lichtner
    • Jr Lichtner
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