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Allen Conkling Staley

Allen Conkling Staley, American engineer. member of faculty Yale Engineering school and construction engineering, 1912-1915; Member (or former; Club: La Jolla Beach and Tennis. Pioneered domestic oil burners for homes.

Background

  • Staley, Allen Conkling was born on October 1, 1885 in Miami County, Ohio, United States. Son of Wilmer Conkling and Grace Anna (Forgy) Staley.

  • Education

    • Preparatory student Lawrenceville (New Jersey), Groff (New York City). Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1908, Mechanical Engineering, 1914.

    Career

    • Steam expert Carnegie Steel Company, 1908-1912. Member of faculty Yale Engineering school and construction engineering, 1912-1915. Supervisor power United Paperboard Company, 1915-1918.

      Engineer Stanley Motor Carriage Company, and Standard Engineering Company, 1918-1921. Professor automative engineering, Purdue University, 1921-1926. Construction engineering N.W. Engineering Company, Dulany Trust, 1926-1931.

      Research engineer Chrysler Corporation, also vice-president, director Airtemp. div., dean Chrysler Institute Engineering, 1931-1950. Engineering consultant, 1950-1955.

    Works

    • Author technical papers. Patentee in field.

    Membership

    Member of faculty Yale Engineering school and construction engineering, 1912-1915. Member (or former; Club: La Jolla Beach and Tennis. Pioneered domestic oil burners for homes.

    Connections

    • Married Helen M. Kinnear, July 7, 1908 (deceased).; married second, Alta E. Harris, April. Children: Allen Conkling, William K., Mary E. (Mistress.
    • father: Wilmer Conkling Staley
    • mother: Grace Anna (Forgy) Staley
    • spouses: Helen M. Kinnear
    • Alta E. Harris
    • children: Allen Conkling Staley
    • William K. Staley
    • Mary E. (Mrs Staley
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    Born October 1, 1885
    Died December 2, 1960
    (aged 75)
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