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Alan Estis Flowers

engineer.

Alan Estis Flowers, American engineer. Member American Institute Elec. Engineers, American Society Mech. Engineers (member special research commission on lubrication), American Society for Testing Materials (chairman sub-commission on sampling and gaging), American Physical Society, American Society Metals, American Association University professors, Phi Mu Alpha, Lambda Phi Rho, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Flowers, Alan Estis was born on October 4, 1876 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of William Pitts and Mary Emma (Cummins) F., Mechanical Engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1902, Master of Mechanical Engineering, 1914, Doctor of Philosophy., 1915.

Education

Engineer apprentice with Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, 1902-1904. Instructor and associate professor electrical engineering, University of Missouri, 1904-1912. With General Electric Company, 1912-1913.

Professor electrical engineering, Ohio. State University, 1913-1918. Appraisal engineer, Columbus Electric Power & Light Company, 1917-1918.

Captain Signal corpus, United States army, on duty in radio development section, Washington, District of Columbia, March 31, 1918-March 8, 1919. Test engineer engineering department, National Aniline & Chemical Company, New York, 1919-1920. Research engineer in charge of Research Engineering Section, 1921-1922.

Manager and construction engineering Chemical Machinery Construction Company, 1922-1923. Engineer, in charge development, De Laval Separator Company, 1923-1943, research engineer since 1943. Director Flakice Corporation since 1943.

Career

Director Flakice Corporation since 1943.

Works

  • Contributor on technical topics. Chapter on “Centrifuges” in Chemical Engineers’ Handbook.

Membership

Member American Institute Elec. Engineers, American Society Mech. Engineers (member special research commission on lubrication), American Society for Testing Materials (chairman sub-commission on sampling and gaging), American Physical Society, American Society Metals, American Association University professors, Phi Mu Alpha, Lambda Phi Rho, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Ida Vandergrift Burns, June 29, 1907. Children: George Schluederberg, Nancy Holmes, Priscilla (deceased).

father:
William Pitts Flowers

mother:
Mary Emma (Cummins) Flowers

spouse:
Ida Vandergrift Burns

children:
George Schluederberg Flowers

Nancy Holmes Flowers

Priscilla Flowers (deceased)