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George Havens Leland

George Havens Leland, American consultant engineer. awards jury, 1968.

Background

  • Leland, George Havens was born on June 7, 1926 in Warwick, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Richard Cutler and Katherine (Havens) Leland.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1946, Master of Science, 1947.

    Career

    • From assistant engineer to project engineer Edwards and Kelcey, engrs. and consultant, Newark, 1947-1951, associate, 1953-1958, partner 1958-1978. President Edwards and Kelcey, Inc., 1963-1978, Chairman of the Board, 1973-1978, also director. Administrative and technical work urban transportation systems, rail transit, structures, recreation facilities, military installations, express highways, communications, parking facilities, site and regional planning, traffic studies, United States and abroad.

      Vice chairman advisory board hotel and multiple-dwelling health and safety New Jersey Department Community Affairs, 1968-1972. Advising committee сivil engineering department New Jersey Institute Technology, 1967-1973. Member of national defense executive research unites states department Transportation, 1970-1978.

      Chairman advising committee planning and design Housing and Urban Development, 1967-1970, member design awards jury, 1968. Member of advisory council Princeton Transportation Program, 1976-1978.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publns.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of national defense executive research unites states department Transportation, 1970-1978. Member of advisory council Princeton Transportation Program, 1976-1978. Member Chatham (New Jersey) Board Education, 1969-1975.

    Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1945-1946, 51-53.; Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (president New Jersey 1964), Institute Traffic Engineers. Member Society Harvard Engineers and Scientists (vice president 1965-1966), American Cons.

    Engineers Council (vice president 1973-1975, president elect 1978), New Jersey Cons. Engineers Council (president 1965-1966), American Institute Cons. Engineers (member of council 1972-1973), International Road Federation (director 1972-1978), Highway Users Federation (director 1972-1978), National Society Professional Engineers, Society American Military Engineers, Chi Epsilon (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Saxe Kelcey, June 30, 1951. Children: David Kelcey, Ann Louise, Suzanne.
    • father: Richard Cutler Leland
    • mother: Katherine (Havens) Leland
    • spouse: Virginia Saxe Kelcey
    • children: David Kelcey Leland
    • Ann Louise Leland
    • Suzanne Leland
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    Died September 17, 1978
    (aged 52)
    Nationality

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