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Anatole Rodolph Gruehr

engineer , economist , educator.

Anatole Rodolph Gruehr, Turkish engineer, economist, educator. Recipient outstanding service award New York chapter Professional Engineers, 1952.


Gruehr, Anatole Rodolph was born on February 20, 1897 in Istanbul, Turkey. Son of Rodolph and Vera Cecile (DuBois) Gruehr.


Student Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland. Bachelor of Science in Elec. Engineering, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1924.

Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1932, Doctor of Philosophy., 1943.


Came to the United States, 1921, naturalized, 1929. Director transportation Constantinople unit Near East Relief, 1919-1921. Water power construction, electrician Michigan and Kentucky, also field engineer, Michigan, Tennessee, Florida.

Div. engineer Manhattan distribution Consolidated Edison Company of New York, 1929-1945, rate engineering, 1945-1947, staff engineer system engineering, 1947-1950, senior engineer, 1950-1955. Lecturer Stevens Institute Technology, 1951-1952, visiting associate professor industrial engineering, 1952-1956. Adjunct Professor economics Graduate School, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1951-1955, Charles S. Baylis professor economics and head department of economics & history, since 1955.

Director Ramado Valley Cooperative, 1937-1942, president, 1942-1944.


Member of the board education, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1949-1952. Professional engineer, New York. Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering.

Member National Society Professional Engineers (president New York chapter 1947-1949, zone director 1953-1959, president New York State, 1959-1960, nat. director since 1955), American Society Engineering Education, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Economics Association. Mason.; Clubs: Appalachian Mountain (Boston).


Married Meta Florence Ward, September 4, 1931. Children: Rodolph Anatole, Constance Milan, Meta Christine.

Rodolph Gruehr

Vera Cecile (DuBois) Gruehr

Meta Florence Ward

Rodolph Anatole Gruehr

Constance Milan Gruehr

Meta Christine Gruehr