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Paton Mac Gilvary

Paton Mac Gilvary, American engineer. Decorated by King of Italy with Croce di Guerre; awarded Bronzino and two citations while at the front.

Background

  • Gilvary, Paton Mac was born on June 28, 1896 in Berkeley, California, United States. Son of Professor Evander Bradley and Elizabeth Allen (Paton) M.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, University of Wisconsin, 1916. Unmarried.

    Career

    • Chief engineer and superintendent gas. works, Waukesha (Wisconsin) Gas & Electric Company, 1916. Power specialist, Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, 1917. President and general manager, Curtiss Airplane Company of New England, since 1919.

      Director Curtiss Northwest Airplane Company Joined Air Service, United States Army, May 1917. Went abroad, July 1917, training in Italy. Successively chief pilot, adjutant and commanding officer, Camp Ovest, Foggia.

      Engineer attached to representative in Italy of Joint Army and Navy Aircraft Board. On Italian Front, June 1918 till close of war, as adjunct of Combat Division. Honorary discharged, December 30, 1918.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Connections

    • father: Professor Evander Bradley M.
    • mother: Elizabeth Allen (Paton) M.
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    Died March 10, 1921
    (aged 24)
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