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William Roy Glidden

William Roy Glidden, American engineer. Member Highway; Member American Society of Civil Engineers (vice president 1951-1952, president 1955), National Society Professional Engineers, American Concrete Institute, American Association State Highway Officials, Southeastern Association State Highway Officials, Virginia Society Professional Engineers (founder), Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Glidden, William Roy was born on March 7, 1889 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Meyers and Sarah Elizabeth (Grant) Glidden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1912.

    Career

    • 1 son, Robert Thorwald. Engineer B.&M. R.R., Massachusetts Highway Commission, Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board, 1912-1916. Assistant bridge engineer Virginia Department Highways, 1916, bridge engineer, 1917-1952, assistant chief engineer from 1952.

      Faculty department engineering Virginia Mechanics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of Virginia, 1918-1944.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member Highway; Member American Society of Civil Engineers (vice president 1951-1952, president 1955), National Society Professional Engineers, American Concrete Institute, American Association State Highway Officials, Southeastern Association State Highway Officials, Virginia Society Professional Engineers (founder), Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Louise Hansen, August 17, 1912.
    • father: William Meyers Glidden
    • mother: Sarah Elizabeth (Grant) Glidden
    • spouse: Helen Louise Hansen
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