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William Stubbs James

William Stubbs James, American engineer. Fellow American Physical Society; Member American Society Testing Materials, A.S. Mechanical Engineering Society Automotive Engineers (life.

Background

  • James, William Stubbs was born on September 3, 1892 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph Francis and Sarah (Stubbs) James.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, (C.L.) George Washington University, 1917.

    Career

    • Aid to physicist in charge power plant section, Bureau of Standards, heat div., 1911-1924. Testing engineer, Hupp Motor Car Company, Detroit, 1924. Assistant technologist, Associate Oil Corporation, San Francisco, 1924-1926.

      With Studebaker corporation, South Bend, 1926-1945, as research engineer, 1926-1937, chief engineer, 1937-1945. Director research Ford Motor Company, 1945-1948. Vice president research and engineering Fram Corporation, 1948-1955.

      Owner William S. James & Associates Research, engineering consultant, since 1956. Consultant civilian advisory committee Ordnance Department, United States Army, 1958-1963.

    Works

    • Contributor articles professional mags.

    Membership

    Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Society Testing Materials, A.S. Mechanical Engineering Society Automotive Engineers (life. Clubs: Bloomfield Open Hunt.

    Connections

    • Married Rose Ramsay, June 26, 1920. Children: Patricia Barbara, William Ramsay.
    • father: Joseph Francis James
    • mother: Sarah (Stubbs) James
    • spouse: Rose Ramsay
    • children: Patricia Barbara James
    • William Ramsay James
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    Died February 29, 1964
    (aged 71)
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