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Walter Roland Jeffrey

Walter Roland Jeffrey, American civil engineer. Recipient certificate outstanding performance Military Subsistence Supply Agency, 1961.

Background

  • Jeffrey, Walter Roland was born on July 25, 1892 in Ainsworth, Iowa, United States. Son of William Riley, Junior and Jessie (Brenhoits) Jeffrey.

  • Education

    • Student Willamette U., 1912-1916.

    Career

    • Resident engineer, chief estimating engineer Sinclair Refining Company, 1920-1924. Management engineer Business Research Corporation, Chicago, 1924-1928. Private consultant management engineer, 1929-1939.

      Area manager Illinois and Indiana, United States Bureau Census, 1940. Executive accountiant OPS, Chicago, 1951-1953. Supervisory auditor 5th Army Area, Army Audit Agency, 1953-1956.

      Business adviser to commander, staff and suppliers Headquarters Defense Subsistence Supply Center, Chicago, Illinois, 1957-1963, consultant, from 1964. President, Chairman of the Board Analytical Tabulating Management, Inc., Chicago, from 1928. Vice president Bills Realty, Inc., Chicago, 1946-1947.

      Director Army Emergency Relief, Chicago, 1942. Soldiers bonus div. Office Illinois Auditor, 1947-1948.

    Politics

    All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.

    Membership

    Served as private Mexican Border, 1916. Member American Association Engineers (president, senior. Member), Society American Military Engineers (charter military.

    Member, past president Chicago), Federal Government Accountants Association (past president Chicago), American Society Military Comptrollers (president Chicago 1963), Midwest Joint Small Bus Council (chairman from 1961), American Legion, Reserve Officers Association, Military Order World Wars, Retired Officers Association, Association United States Army. Defense Supply Association (Vice-President, chairman. Membership committee, recipient meritorious civilian service award 1963).

    Club: Union League (Chicago.

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Keith Honey, June 8, 1918 children—Judith Anne (Mistress.
    • father: William Riley Jeffrey
    • mother: Jessie (Brenhoits) Jeffrey
    • spouse: Mildred Keith Honey
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    Born July 25, 1892
    Died January 19, 1971
    (aged 78)
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