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Walter Lexor Carver

Walter Lexor Carver, American engineer. Member Society Automotive Engineers.


  • Carver, Walter Lexor was born on October 16, 1889 in Cleveland. Son of Loren D. and Margaret (Jacob) Carver.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, special laboratory and research work.


    • Apprentice National Screw & Tack Company, Cleveland, 1908-1910. With engineering department Peerless Motor Car Company, 1910-1913. Chief engineer and superintendent production Wallis Tractor Company, Cleveland and Racine, Wisconsin, 1913-1916.

      Foreign countries, 1916-1917. Superintendent production. Etc., Moline (Illinois) Plow Company, 1917-1920.

      Chief engineer tractor department Midwest Engine Company, Indianapolis, 1920. General manager Antigo (Wisconsin) Tractor Corporation, 1921-1922. Vice president, treasurer T. B. Funk Company, Indianapolis, since 1922.

      Traveled widely throughout the world. Technical work in Petrograd. Russia, 1916-1917; automotive work with Russian Army, at Riga front, 1917.

      Made first technical tests of tractor haulage of artillery for United States Government.


    Denomination: Unitarian


    Member Society Automotive Engineers.


    • Married Marie MacDonald, December 10, 1914.
    • father: Loren D. Carver
    • mother: Margaret (Jacob) Carver
    • spouse: Marie MacDonald
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    Born October 16, 1889
    Died April 12, 1958
    (aged 68)