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engineer , educator

Charles Church More, American engineer, educator. Member Society for Promotion Engineering Education (council, 1919-1922), American Association University professors, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Legion, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Psi. Secretary John More Association, 1900-1925, associate secretary, since 1925.

Background

More, Charles Church was born on January 21, 1875 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of David Fellows and Sara Jane (Hubbell) More.

Education

C.E., Lafayette College, 1898, Master of Science, 1901. Master of Civil Engineering, Cornell, 1899.

Career

Began with Pencoyd Iron Works, Philadelphia, 1899. Acting professor civil engineering, U. Washington, 1900, assistant professor, 1904, associate professor, 1907, professor, 1912, professor and head department, 1917-1925, professor structural engineering, 1925-1947, emeritus, since 1947. With American Bridge Company (Philadelphia), D. H. Burnham & Company (Chicago), United States Engineer Department (Fort Worden, Washington), 1901-1904.

With C.,M.&St.P. Railway Company, Seattle, 1906-1907, Turner Construction Company. New York City, 1911-1912. Commissioned captain Engineer R.C., June 19, 1917.

In training at Engineer O.T.C., Vancouver Barracks, Washington, September-October 1917. Captain O.R.C., October 18, 1917. Major ordnance, United States Army, July 25, 1918.

On duty at Ordnance Office, Washington, November 1917-November 1918. Instructor at Engineer School, Camp Humphreys, Virginia, December 1918-September 1919. Honorary discharged October 1, 1919.

Membership

Member Society for Promotion Engineering Education (council, 1919-1922), American Association University professors, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Legion, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Psi. Secretary John More Association, 1900-1925, associate secretary, since 1925.

Connections

Married Myra Hadlock Ober, August 24, 1904.

father:
David Fellows More

mother:
Sara Jane (Hubbell) More

spouse:
Myra Hadlock Ober