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Robert Hugh Baldock

Robert Hugh Baldock, American civil engineer. Recipient George S. Bartlett award, 1950; named Engineer of Year by Professional Engineers Oregon, 1954. Member Newcomen Society of England, American Association State Highway Officials (president), Highway Republican.; Mason.; Club: University (Portland, Oregon).

Background

  • Baldock, Robert Hugh was born on July 6, 1889 in Trinidad, Colorado, United States. Son of Rueben J. and Alice (Perry) Baldock.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Colorado, 1938. C.E., 1939; Doctor of Science, University of Oregon, 1946.

    Career

    • Engaged in railway, mining, hydroelectric and logging engineering, 1908-1915. Successively transitman, resident engineer, div. engineer, maintenance engineer, assistant chief engineer, Oregon State Highway Department, 1915-1932, chief engineer, 1932-1956. Chief engineer Highway Mission to Iraq, from 1956.

      Represents firm Edwards, Kelcgy and Beck, consultant engrs., Newark.

    Works

    • Contributor many technical bulletins on highway design.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Newcomen Society of England, American Association State Highway Officials (president), Highway Republican. Mason.; Club: University (Portland, Oregon).

    Connections

    • Married Austa Marchant, March 15, 1913.; married second, Verona Watson Lehmer, September 6, 1947. Children: Robert, Bonnie, Dorothy.
    • father: Rueben J. Baldock
    • mother: Alice (Perry) Baldock
    • spouses: Austa Marchant
    • Verona Watson Lehmer
    • children: Robert Baldock
    • Bonnie Baldock
    • Dorothy Baldock
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