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Sydney Wilmot

Sydney Wilmot, American civil engineer, editor. member of board of managers American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society, 1935-1947; member American Society of Civil Engineers, Brown Engineering Association (president 1927, 1946). Sigma Xi, Chi Epsilon.

Background

  • Wilmot, Sydney was born on December 8, 1887 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of David and Henrietta (Flaxman) Wilmot.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in C.E., Brown U., 1909. A.M., Columbia University, 1913. Student special courses, Harvard University, 1921-1922.

    Career

    • Civil engineer United States Office of Public Roads, 1909-1911. Draftsman Panama Canal, 1911. Civil engineer Highway Department, Brooklyn, New York, 1912-1913, Public Service communications of New York, 1913-1916, Turner Construction County, New York City, 1916-1918.

      Assistant professor Brown U., 1918-1923. Successively technical editor, manager publications and manager technical publications American Society Civil Engineers, 1923-1952, publications consultant from 1953. Director of Foreign Mission Realty Corporation.

      Director Jennie Clarkson Home for Children, Valhalla, New York (president 1941-1948).

    Works

    • Author and editor of various technical articles.

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member of board of managers American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society, 1935-1947. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Brown Engineering Association (president 1927, 1946). Sigma Xi, Chi Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Mary Barr, April. Children: David Barr, Robert Stanley.
    • father: David Wilmot
    • mother: Henrietta (Flaxman) Wilmot
    • spouse: Alice Mary Barr
    • children: David Barr Wilmot
    • Robert Stanley Wilmot
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