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William Burton Sanders

William Burton Sanders, American university professor, engineer. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association University professors, American Society Engineering Education, Theta Tau, Sigma Delta Psi, Tau Beta Pi.; Club: Reamers.

Background

  • Sanders, William Burton was born on December 2, 1893 in Wellington, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert Hayes and Minnie Amelia (Ferry) Sanders.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1919, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 1922.

    Career

    • Teacher mathematics and physics, Mecca (Indiana) public schools, 1914-1915. Engineer Indiana Railway and Light Company, Kokomo, 1915-1917, Studebaker corporation, South Bend, Indiana, 1917-1918. Instr physics, Purdue University, 1919-1920, instructor applied mechanics, 1920-1925, assistant professor, 1925-1931, associate professor, 1931-1944, professor engineering mechanics, since 1944, member special university schedule committee, since 1925, coordinator, research projects in engineering mechanics, Purdue University, since 1945.

      Construction engineering Registered professional engineer, Indiana.

    Politics

    Church members should support and resourcing their institutions to reflect on political issues in the light of Christian faith.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    God enables every person to resist evil, by accepting forgiveness and liberation, and willing to be open to the Holy Spirit.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association University professors, American Society Engineering Education, Theta Tau, Sigma Delta Psi, Tau Beta Pi. Club: Reamers.

    Connections

    • Married Emma Christina Nehrig, October 14, 1915. Children: William Burton, Elizabeth Louise (Mistress Donald S. Payne).
    • father: Robert Hayes Sanders
    • mother: Minnie Amelia (Ferry) Sanders
    • spouse: Emma Christina Nehrig
    • children: William Burton Sanders
    • Elizabeth Louise Sanders (Mistress Donald S. Payne)
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    Born December 2, 1893
    Died January 9, 1961
    (aged 67)
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