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Harry L. Parr

Harry L. Parr, American engineer. Served as lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force, during World War I.; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member A.S.M.E.; Club: University (New York City).

Background

  • Parr, Harry L. was born on March 20, 1880 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Benjamin and Susie (Lillienthal) Parr.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1902, Mechanical Engineering, 1904.

    Career

    • Assistant, mechanic engineering, Columbia, 1905-1906. In engineering department Power Specialty County, New York City, 1906-1907. Instructor mechanic engineering, Columbia University, 1907-1912. assistant professor, 1912-1921, associate professor, 1921-1928, professor, 1928-1941, Stevens professor, 1941-1946, Stevens professor emeritus since 1946.

      Consultant mechanical engineer since 1907.

    Works

    • Contributor technical handbooks, also articles to technical mags.

    Membership

    Served as lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force, during World War I. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member A.S.M.E.; Club: University (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Clare Van Dyke Lambert, April.
    • father: Benjamin Parr
    • mother: Susie (Lillienthal) Parr
    • spouse: Clare Van Dyke Lambert
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    Born March 20, 1880
    Died 1964
    (aged 83)
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