Frederic Allc Louden, American engineer. Recipient United States Navy meritorious civilian service award, 1945. member of the commission on aerodynamics National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1947-1958,; member aerodynamics, hydrodynamics group, committee aeronautics Research and Development Board, 1947-1952; Served with United States Navy, 1918.; Fellow Institute Aerospace Science; Mason (Shriner).
1 son, Frederic Orr. Marine engineer Bethlehem Shipbldg. Corporation, 1920-1921. Aero. engineer, aerodynamics laboratory Washington Navy Yard, 1922-1928.
Assistant head aerodynamics and hydrodynamics branch, bureau aerospace Navy Department, Washington, 1928-1944, branch head, 1945-1952. Branch head and bureau of aerospace special research liaison officer, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics Laboratories, 1952-1957. Member of the commission on aerodynamics National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1947-1958, member subcommittee high speed aerodynamics, 1946-1947, 53-56, member clearance panel research development investigations for military services, 1951-1955, member committee, procedures unitary facilities, 1953-1957, member aircraft and missiles project allocation and priority group, 1955-1957.
Consultant, since 1957. Bureau aeronautics Weapons representative advisory group aero. research, development North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Member aerodynamics, hydrodynamics group, committee aeronautics Research and Development Board, 1947-1952.
Also member of panel on aircraft performance, Munitions Board, 1951-1952.
Born October 7, 1897