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Carl Richard Waller

Carl Richard Waller, Swedish engineer. Awarded Certificate of Commendation for outstanding services (Navy), 1947; president award Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1948; David W. Taylor Gold medal, 1951.

Background

  • Waller, Carl Richard was born on February 7, 1882 in Falun, Sweden. Son of Per Aron and Helena Elizabeth (Harling) Waller.

  • Education

    • Graduate Technology School, Stockholm, 1903.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1903, naturalized, 1910. Joined De Laval Steam Turbine Company, Trenton, New Jersey, 1903, chief engineer, 1910, vice-president, director, 1934, director engineering, 1949, retired 1950, continued as director engineering, construction engineering. Director United Savings & Loan Association since 1915, president since 1918.

    Works

    • Author articles technical journals Holder patents.

    Membership

    Member advising committee board of trustees Newark College Engineering. Fellow A.S.M.E. (life. Member American Society Swedish Engineers, Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society Naval Engineers, United States Naval Institute, Institute Marine Engineers (England), Trenton Chamber of Commerce, Newcomen Society England Elk.

    Clubs: Engineers (president 1921), Torch, Country, Yardley Country (Trenton, New Jersey).

    Connections

    • Married Louise Buch, January 21, 1913.
    • father: Per Aron Waller
    • mother: Helena Elizabeth (Harling) Waller
    • spouse: Louise Buch
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