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Clement Clarence Williams

Clement Clarence Williams, American engineer, educator. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association, Wisconsin Academy Science, American Society for Engineering Education (president 1934-1935), Pennsylvania Society College Presidents (president 1940-1941), Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, Sigma Tau.

Background

  • Williams, Clement Clarence was born on February 21, 1882 in Bryant, Illinois, United States. Son of Isaac Greenbury and Martha Ann (Davis) Williams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Southern Iowa Normal School, 1900. Bachelor of Science in C.E., University of Illinois, 1907. Continuing education, University of Colorado, 1909.

      Doctor of Laws, Lafayette, 1935. Eng.D., Northeastern U., 1936. Eng.D., Bucknell U., 1937, Case School Applied Science, 1939.

      Doctor of Science, Hannemann Medical College, 1938, Muhlenberg College, 1940. Doctor of Laws, Rutgers, 1941, Moravian College, 1941.

    Career

    • Formerly engaged in railway, bridge, municipal and highway engineering work. Instructor, assistant professor and acting professor сivil engineering, University of Colorado, 1907-1914. Professor railway engineering, University of Kansas, 1914-1918, professor civil engineering, 1918-1922.

      Professor сivil engineering and head of department, University of Illinois, 1922-1926. Dean College of Engineering, University of Iowa, 1926-1935. President Lehigh University 1935-1944.

      Consultant in engineering and industrial education since 1944. Supervising engineer War Department, in construction of explosive plants, 1918-1919. Trustee Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching.

    Works

    • Author: Design of Railway Location, 1917. Design of Masonry Structures and Foundations, 1921. Building and Engineering Career, 1934.

      Foundations, 1934
    • also various bulletins and articles in engineering mags. Licensed professional engineer.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association, Wisconsin Academy Science, American Society for Engineering Education (president 1934-1935), Pennsylvania Society College Presidents (president 1940-1941), Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, Sigma Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Grace Josephine Black, August 31, 1910 (died February 3, 1917). Married second, Ora Louella Webb, June 8, 1921. Children: Ora Louise, Ellen Webb, Clement Webb.
    • father: Isaac Greenbury Williams
    • mother: Martha Ann (Davis) Williams
    • spouses: Grace Josephine Black
    • Ora Louella Webb
    • children: Ora Louise Williams
    • Ellen Webb Williams
    • Clement Webb Williams
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    Born February 21, 1882
    Died February 20, 1947
    (aged 64)
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