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James Burton Rishel

James Burton Rishel, American manufacturing executive, director. Professional engineer, Ohio. Captain United States Air Force, 1942-1946, 51-52. Fellow American Society of Heating.

Background

  • Rishel, James Burton was born on April 27, 1920 in Omaha. Son of James Blaine and Elizabeth Helen (Kerr) Rishel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Nebraska, 1946.

    Career

    • President Corporation Equipment Company, Cincinnati, 1962-1982. Chairman board Systecon Inc., 1982-2000. Consultant Pumping Solutions LLC, since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Professional engineer, Ohio.

    Works

    • Water Pumps and Pumping Systems
    • * A desktop sourcebook for those who deal with pumps and pumping systems on a daily basis--covers design, application, and pumped water systems
    • Author: The Water Management Manual, 1994, Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning Pump Handbook, 1996, second edition, 2006, Water Pumps and Pumping Systems, 2002. Patentee hydraulic systems. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Captain United States Air Force, 1942-1946, 51-52. Fellow American Society of Heating.

    Personality

    Interests

    Philanthropy, walking.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Jane Snyder, June 30, 1945. Children: James Richard, Sara Jane Rishel Fields.
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    Born April 27, 1920
    • 1946
      University Nebraska
    • 1962 - 1982
      President, Corporation Equipment Company
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1982
      chairman, board Systecon Incorporated