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Arthur Willard French

civil engineer.

Arthur Willard French, American civil engineer. member of the board overseers Thayer School of Civil Engineering, 1925-1939.; Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education, Boston Society of Civil Engineers.

Background

French, Arthur Willard was born on July 13, 1868 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Son of Willard and Elmira (Holt) French.

Education

Student Dartmouth College, 1887-1890. C.E., Thayer School Civ. Engineering (Dartmouth), 1892.

Career

Civ. engineer Platte River Paper Mills, Denver, 1892-1894, assistant U.P., Denver & Gulf Railway, 1894-1895. Assistant professor civil engineering, Thayer School Civ. Engineering, 1895-1898.

Professor civil engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1899-1938, professor emeritus since 1938.

Works

  • Author: Stereotomy (with H. C. Ives), 1902.

Membership

Member of the board overseers Thayer School of Civil Engineering, 1925-1939. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education, Boston Society of Civil Engineers.

Connections

Married Carrie Viola Kyte, of Denver, Colorado, July 2, 1895. Children: Willard Kyte, Robert Fletcher, Frederick Arthur, Walter Horace.

father:
Willard French

mother:
Elmira (Holt) French

spouse:
Carrie Viola Kyte

children:
Willard Kyte French

Robert Fletcher French

Frederick Arthur French

Walter Horace French