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Walter Lawrence Green

Walter Lawrence Green, American engineer, shipbuilder. Recipient Admiral Land medal, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Member Welding Research Council (chairman), Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (vice president, treasurer), A.S.M.E., Institute Marine Engineers (British), Northeast Coast Institute Engineers and Shipbuilders (British).

Background

  • Green, Walter Lawrence was born on July 9, 1894 in Brooklyn. Son of Walter Lawrence and Emily (Schnibbe) Green.

  • Education

    • Student Pratt Institute Technology, 1913. Doctor of Science, Wagner College, 1958.

    Career

    • 1 son, Walter L. With Luckenbach Steamship Company, Inc., New York City and Seattle, 1914-1938, designer, 1914-1920, superintendent engineering, 1920-1928, manager engineering, 1928-1938. Vice president, general manager Seattle-Tacoma Shipbldg. Corporation plant, Todd Shipyards Corporation, 1939-1942, vice president, general manager New England Shipbldg.

      Corporation plant, Portland, Maine, 1943-1947. Vice president American Bureau Shipping, New York City, 1938-1939, 1947-1950, president, 1950-1952, Chairman of the Board, president, since 1952.

    Membership

    Member Welding Research Council (chairman), Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (vice president, treasurer), A.S.M.E., Institute Marine Engineers (British), Northeast Coast Institute Engineers and Shipbuilders (British). Clubs: India House.

    Connections

    • Married Isabel Macilravey, June 27, 1916.; married second, Stella Atchison, November 4, 1940. Children: Doris Elizabeth (Mistress.
    • father: Walter Lawrence Green
    • mother: Emily (Schnibbe) Green
    • spouses: Isabel Macilravey
    • Stella Atchison
    • child: Doris Elizabeth (Mrs Green
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    Born July 9, 1894
    Died March 26, 1962
    (aged 67)
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