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Charles Weyl

Charles Weyl, American engineer. Recipient Centennial citation, Schools of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1955. Served as ensign, United States Navy Reserve, World War I; Member of the Franklin Institute (Longstreth medal 1930), I.E.E.E., also American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Weyl, Charles was born on May 22, 1896 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Maurice N. and Carrie (Stein) Weyl.

  • Education

    • Student Germantown Academy. Bachelor of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1917, Master of Science, 1927.

    Career

    • Engineering design, administration various firms. Director Moore School X-Ray Laboratory, 1925-1945, professor electrical engineering Moore School Elec. Engineering, University Pennsylvania, 1937-1950, associate professor radiological physics Graduate School Medicine, 1942-1950.

      Director IRC, Inc., 1929-1967, president, 1953-1959, chairman, 1959-1967. Former chairman Edward Stern & Company, Inc.

    Works

    • Author: Apparatus and Technique for Roentgenography of the Chest (with S. Reid Warren, Junior), 1935. Co-author: Radiologic Physics, review edit., 1951. Contributor articles professional publications, fiction mags.

    Membership

    Served as ensign, United States Navy Reserve, World War I. Member of the Franklin Institute (Longstreth medal 1930), I.E.E.E., also American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Elinor Gittelson, April.; married second, Helen Roberts, December 4, 1948. Children: Elinor Jean, Doris Anne.
    • father: Maurice N. Weyl
    • mother: Carrie (Stein) Weyl
    • spouses: Elinor Gittelson
    • Helen Roberts
    • children: Elinor Jean Weyl
    • Doris Anne Weyl
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    Born March 22, 1896
    Died August 23, 1967
    (aged 71)
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