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Frederic Allc Louden

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).

Background

  • Louden, Frederic Allc was born on October 7, 1897 in Saginaw, Michigan, United States. Son of Fred C. and May (Birss) Louden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan, 1920.

    Career

    • 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.

    Works

    • Author or co-author numerous technical reports on aerodynamics.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    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).

    Connections

    • Married Emma Orr, July 5, 1921.
    • father: Fred C. Louden
    • mother: May (Birss) Louden
    • spouse: Emma Orr
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    Born October 7, 1897
    Died March 1, 1964
    (aged 66)
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