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Earl Lawson McEver

Earl Lawson McEver, American engineering and construction firm executive. Member Sharpstown Civic Association, Houston, since 1977. Served with United States Air Force, 1944-1945. Member American Society of Civil Engineers.

Background

  • McEver, Earl Lawson was born on October 26, 1926 in McGregor, Texas, United States. Son of Thomas Jones and Mary Edna (Lawson) master of Civil Engineering.

  • Education

    • Student, Oklahoma State University, 1946. Student, International Corresponding School, 1952.

    Career

    • Industrial engineer Lone Star Gas Company, Temple, Texas, 1948-1949. Assistant city engineer City of Temple, 1949-1951. Engineer, designer Brown & Root, Inc., Houston, 1951-1954, engineering design group leader, 1954-1960, project engineer Montreal, 1960-1961, chief mechanical engineer, 1961-1963, project manager Houston, 1963-1966.

      Chairman, president, chief executive officer McEver Engineering Inc., 1966-1977. President SMC McEver Inc., since 1977.

    Politics

    Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

    Religion

    The Gospel of Christ shows the essential steps that one must take to attain the goal of salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The erroneous notion that one gender must strive against another cannot be accepted.

    Membership

    Member Sharpstown Civic Association, Houston, since 1977. Served with United States Air Force, 1944-1945. Member American Society of Civil Engineers.

    Clubs: Riverbend Country, Golfcrest Country.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married Janette Pearl Clower, September 9, 1948 (divorced 1972). Children: Michael, Darrell, David, Diane. Married Patricia Ann Wilson, June 1, 1986 (divorced 1988).
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    Born October 26, 1926
    • 1946
      Oklahoma State University
    • 1952
      International Corresponding School
    • 1948 - 1949
      Industrial engineer, Lone Star Gas Company
      Temple, Texas, United States
    • 1949 - 1951
      assistant, city engineer City of Temple
    • 1951 - 1954
      engineer, Brown & Root
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1951 - 1954
      designer, Brown & Root
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1966 - 1977
      chairman, officer McEver Engineering Incorporated
    • 1966 - 1977
      president, officer McEver Engineering Incorporated
    • 1966 - 1977
      chief executive, officer McEver Engineering Incorporated
    • 1977
      president, SMC McEver Incorporated
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