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William Earle Andrews

William Earle Andrews, American consultant engineer. Served as seaman United States Navy, World War I.; Member American Society of Civil Engineers, New York Society Professional Engineers, Theta Delta Chi.

Background

  • Andrews, William Earle was born on November 17, 1899 in Hampton, Virginia, United States. Son of Marcus Peyton and Emma (Smith) Andrews.

  • Education

    • Student College of William and Mary.

    Career

    • J.; married second, Elizbaeth Goodwin, October 22, 1964. Apprentice, draftsman M. P. Andrews & Company, to 1921. Draftsman, surveyor, inspector Virginia State Highway Commission, 1921-1922, 24.

      Research engineer Sam L. Matz Coal Corporation, 1922-1924. Engineer-superintendent M. T. McArthur Construction Company, 1925-1927. Deputy chief engineer Long Island State Park Commission in charge design and construction state parks and pkwys. on Long Island including Jones Beach.

      Deputy chief engineer Jones Beach Parkway Authority, Bethpage State Park Authority. Director Jones Beach State Park during initial operation, 1927-1934. Chief engineer-general superintendent New York City Park Department during reorganization under Commissioner Robert Moses, chief engineer-general manager Henry Hudson Parkway Authority, also Marine Parkway Authority, 1934-1936.

      General manager and construction engineering New York World’s Fair, 1936-1940. Consultant in private practice since 1938. Designed major pkwys. and expressways, beach and park developers.

      Plans for municipal public works in some of largest cities in the United States. Director New York Community Trust. Partner Andrews & Clark, New York City, since 1949.

      Construction engineering United Nations Site Improvement. Member board design Brooklyn War Memorial. Consultant on Public Works for Committee on Organisation of Executive Branch Federal Government.

      Consultant New York World’s Fair, 1964-1965. Consultant Temporary State Commision on Protection and Preservation of Atlantic Shore Front. Board mgrs. New York Botanical Gradens.

      Executive board Greater New York council Boy Scouts.

    Works

    • Authority, Bethpage State Park Authority. Director Jones Beach State Park during initial operation, 1927-1934. Chief engineer-general superintendent New York City Park Department during reorganization under Commissioner Robert Moses, chief engineer-general manager Henry Hudson Parkway Authority, also Marine Parkway Authority, 1934-1936.

      General manager and construction engineering New York World’s Fair, 1936-1940. Consultant in private practice since 1938. Designed major pkwys. and expressways, beach and park developers.

      Plans for municipal public works in some of largest cities in the United States. Director New York Community Trust. Partner Andrews & Clark, New York City, since 1949.

      Construction engineering United Nations Site Improvement. Member board design Brooklyn War Memorial. Consultant on Public Works for Committee on Organisation of Executive Branch Federal Government.

      Consultant New York World’s Fair, 1964-1965. Consultant Temporary State Commision on Protection and Preservation of Atlantic Shore Front. Board mgrs. New York Botanical Gradens.

      Executive board Greater New York council Boy Scouts.

    Membership

    Served as seaman United States Navy, World War I. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, New York Society Professional Engineers, Theta Delta Chi. Clubs: Brook, Deepdale (Long Island) Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Taylor Johnson, October 7, 1926.; married second, Elizbaeth Goodwin, October 22, 1964.
    • father: Marcus Peyton Andrews
    • mother: Emma (Smith) Andrews
    • spouses: Mary Taylor Johnson
    • Elizbaeth Goodwin
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    Born November 17, 1899
    Died October 6, 1965
    (aged 65)
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