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Arthur West

mechanical engineer

Arthur West, American mechanical engineer. Member American Society Mech. Engineers (vice president 1905-1907), Inventor’s Guild (New York), Chi Psi.; Club: Lake Placid (member of council).

Background

West, Arthur was born on March 25, 1867 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Hubbell and Helen (Roberts) West.

Education

Master of Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1887.

Career

Engineer Edward P. Allis Company, Milwaukee, 1887-1898, assistant to chief engineer, 1898-1900. Assistant chief engineer Allis-Chalmers Company, Milwaukee, 1900-1904, also manager pumping engine department, 1901-1904. Chief engineer Westinghouse Machine Company, Pittsburgh, 1904-1908, vice president, 1906-1908.

Manager power department, Bethlehem Steel Company, 1908-1927. Consulting mechanical engineer New York, Board of Water Supply, 1903-1908. Lecturer Johns Hopkins, Lehigh University and United States Naval Academy, 1909-1927.

Membership

Member American Society Mech. Engineers (vice president 1905-1907), Inventor’s Guild (New York), Chi Psi. Club: Lake Placid (member of council).

Connections

Married Alice Florence Tourtellot, December 22, 1900.

father:
Hubbell West

mother:
Helen (Roberts) West

spouse:
Alice Florence Tourtellot