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Robert Lee Henry

Robert Lee Henry, American association executive. Registered professional engineer, Texas, Colorado, Mississippi. Recipent Stanford E. Thompson award American Society for Testing and Materials, 1965.

Background

  • Henry, Robert Lee was born on March 25, 1934 in Lewisburg, West Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas Wilson and Marguerite McClung (Ruckman) Henry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, West Virginia University, 1958. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1971.

    Career

    • Industrial engineer-in-training fabricated steel division Bethlehem Steel Company, Pittsburgh, 1958-1959. Graduate teaching assistant Iowa State University, Ames, 1961-1962, graduate research assistant, 1962-1963. Graduate teaching assistant North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1967-1968, graduate research assistant, 1968-1970.

      Assistant professor civil engineering University Mississippi, Oxford, 1964-1973, associate professor, 1973-1977, assistant dean engineering, director Engineering Experiment Station, 1977. Adjunct associate professor civil engineering department University Texas, Arlington. Head structural engineering department Lawrence D. White & Associates, Fort Worth, 1977.

      Chief engineer Texas Testing Laboratories, Inc., Dallas, 1977-1983. Consultant Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Irving, Texas & Northbrook, Illinois, 1983-1987. Vice president, branch manager, head assessment of existing structures department Maxim Engineers, Inc., Fort Worth, 1987-1989.

      Senior consultant Bowen Structures, Bedford, Texas, 1990-1992. National secretary-treasurer Chi Epsilon, University Texas, Arlington, since 1992. Structural engineering consultant, forensic engineer, Colleyville and Bedford, Texas, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, Texas, Colorado, Mississippi.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Membership

    Precinct captain Republican party, Tarrant County, Texas, 1996. Captain C.E. United States Army, 1958-1966. Fellow American Concrete Institute (committee chairman, president Northeast chapter 1986, Sophus Thompson award 1991), American Society of Civil Engineers (director Fort Worth branch 1982, 96), Chi Epsilon (supreme councillor Southwest district, executive secretary).
    • Metroplex Covenant Church

    Personality

    Interests

    Backpacking, camping, genealogy.

    Connections

    • Married Sally Joy Moore, September 7, 1958. Children: Thomas Wilson, Timothy Glen, Jacob Mathew.
    • father: Thomas Wilson Henry
    • mother: Marguerite McClung (Ruckman) Henry
    • spouse: Sally Joy Moore
    • children: Thomas Wilson Henry
    • Timothy Glen Henry
    • Jacob Mathew Henry
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    • 1958
      West Virginia University
    • 1963
      Iowa State University
    • 1971
      North Carolina State University
    • 1958 - 1959
      Industrial engineer-in-training fabricated steel division Bethlehem Steel Company
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1961 - 1962
      graduate teaching assistant, Iowa State University
      Ames, Iowa, United States
    • 1964 - 1973
      assistant, professor civil engineering University Mississippi
      Oxford, Mississippi, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      graduate teaching assistant, North Carolina State University
      Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
    • 1977
      head, structural engineering department Lawrence D. White & Associates
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
    • 1977 - 1983
      chief engineer, Texas Testing Laboratories
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1983 - 1987
      consultant, Wiss
      Irving, Texas, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      vice president, assessment of existing structures department Maxim Engineers
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      branch manager, assessment of existing structures department Maxim Engineers
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      head, assessment of existing structures department Maxim Engineers
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
    • 1990 - 1992
      senior, consultant Bowen Structures
      Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    • 1992
      national secretary-treasurer Chi Epsilon
      Arlington, Virginia, United States
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