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Frederick P. Wiesinger

Frederick P. Wiesinger, Hungarian educator, consultant engineer.


  • Wiesinger, Frederick P. was born on July 11, 1922 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Frigyes and Ildiko (Kádár) Wiesinger.

  • Education

    • Student architecture, Royal Technological U., Budapest, 1940-1946. Master of Science in Structural Engineering, Northwestern University, 1959, Doctor of Philosophy., 1961.


    • Came to the United States, 1949, naturalized, 1959. Designer, project engineer various consultant firms, Budapest, Paris, Chicago, 1945-1954. Private practice construction engineering, Chicago, 1954-1965.

      Chairman of the Board Wiesinger-Holland, Ltd., Chicago, 1965-1977. Instructor department engineering University of Illinois, Chicago, 1954-1955, lecturer, 1955-1956, assistant professor, 1956-1961, associate professor, 1961-1967, professor structural engineering, department architecture, 1967-1977. Registered structural engineer, Illinois.

      Registered professional engineer Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Florida, Wisconsin, Iowa, Pennsylvania, New York.


    • Contributor articles professional journals.


    Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (chairman structural div. 1963, director Illinois section 1968-1970). Member National Society Professional Engineers (chairman structural engineering section Illinois branch 1968-1969), American Concrete Institute, International Association Bridge and Structural Engineering, International Association Shell Structures, A.A.U.P., A.C.L.U., Illinois Engineers Council (director 1971-1974), Old Town Triangle Association, Lincoln Park Conservation Association (director) 1964-1968), Indiana Voters Illinois, American Arbitration Association (nat. panel arbitrators), Sigma Xi.

    Club: Cliff Dwellers, Lincoln Park Boat (Chicago.


    • Married Mary Jane Jensen, January 28, 1956. Children: Maja Ilde, Frederick Axel and Folmer Martin (twins).
    • father: Frigyes Wiesinger
    • mother: Ildiko (Kádár) Wiesinger
    • spouse: Mary Jane Jensen
    • children: Maja Ilde Wiesinger
    • Frederick Axel and Folmer Martin Wiesinger (twins)
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    Born July 11, 1922
    Died December 27, 1977
    (aged 55)