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Frederic Nixon Weaver

Frederic Nixon Weaver, American educator, engineer, author.


  • Weaver, Frederic Nixon was born on September 21, 1889 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George Edwin and Margaret Isabel (Nixon) W., Bachelor of Science, Tufts U., 1913.

  • Education

    • Student Columbia, 1916-1917, Harvard, 1917, U. de Caen, France, 1918.


    • Engineer, 1913-1915; teacher Passaic (New Jersey) High School, 1915-1917. Instructor сivil engineering Tufts College, 1919-1923, assistant professor, 1923-1932, professor, from 1932, department chairman, from 1936. Construction engineering.


    • Author: The History of F Company, 101st Engineers (with Philip N. Sanborn), 1924. Applied Mechanics, 1930. Contributor articles technical journals.


    Denomination: Conglist


    Member of Executive Committee Medford (Massachusetts) Salvation Army. Served with Advertising Educational Foundation in France, 1917-1919. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (past president Northeastern section), Boston Society Civil Engineers (past president), American Society Engineering Education (past president Tufts chapter), American Association U. Prospective (past president Tufts chapter), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.


    • Married Ruth Cornelia Johnson, December 19, 1923. Children: Arthur Sargent, Dorothy Ruth.
    • father: George Edwin Weaver
    • mother: Margaret Isabel (Nixon) Weaver
    • spouse: Ruth Cornelia Johnson
    • children: Arthur Sargent Weaver
    • Dorothy Ruth Weaver
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    Born September 21, 1889