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Hartley Rowe

Hartley Rowe, business executive, engineer. Awarded Bronze Star medal, Medal for Merit. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Elctrical Engineering.

Background

  • Rowe, Hartley was born on November 8, 1882 in Goodland, Indiana, United States. Son of Winfield S. and Florence (Mann) Rowe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1904, England Doctor, 1947.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Margaret F. (Mistress Angelo W. Ghirardini). Elec. engineer Isthmian Canal Commission, Panama, 1904-1917. Resident engineer charge construction div.

      Panama Canal Commission, 1917-1919. Manager Detroit office Lockwood, Green & Company, engrs., 1919-1921, manager Boston office, 1921-1926. Chief engineer United Fruit corporation since 1926, vice president since 1928, director, since 1951.

      Director Scott & Williams, Inc., National Research Corporation Chief div. transportation and naval architecture, National Defense Research committee Office of Scientific Research and Development, World World War II. Technical advisory to supreme commander Advertising Educational Foundation, England, France, 6 months, 1944. Consultant Manhattan district, Los Alamos, 1944-1945.

      Member general advising committee Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-1950.

    Membership

    Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Elctrical Engineering.

    Connections

    • Married Inez M. Oswald, June 24, 1908.
    • father: Winfield S. Rowe
    • mother: Florence (Mann) Rowe
    • spouse: Inez M. Oswald
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    Born November 8, 1882
    Died November 5, 1966
    (aged 83)
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