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Clem C. Austin

mechanic engineer.

Clem C. Austin, American mechanic engineer. Award Commn. Member Washington Award Commission; member Chicago advisory committee Naval Officer Procurement; Member American Society Mech. Engineers, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Austin, Clem C. was born on June 2, 1882 in Crocker, Missouri, United States. Son of Chester Y. and Elinora J. (Briggs) Austin.

Education

Graduate Streator (Illinois) High School, 1899. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1907, Mechanical Engineering, 1913.

Career

Began with Calumet & Arizona Mining Company, 1907. Teacher of mechanic engineering, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, 1909-1910. Salesman American Hoist & Derrick Company, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1910-1919.

Union Steam Pump Company, Battle Creek, Michigan, 1919. General manager American Asphalt Association, St. Louis, 1920-1921. Secretary Mancha Storage Battery Locomotive Company, St. Louis, 1922, treasurer, general manager, 1923-1932, president, general manager Chicago, 1932-1938.

General manager Mancha Storage Battery Locomotive Division, Goodman Manufacturing Company, Chicago, 1938-1951. Chairman Chicago secretary A.S.M.E., 1941-1942. Chairman National Group Delaware Conference American Society Mech.

Engineers.

Membership

Member Washington Award Commission. Member Chicago advisory committee Naval Officer Procurement. Member American Society Mech.

Engineers, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Connections

Married Sarah D. MacKay, November 30, 1914. Children: Briggs MacKay, Robert MacKay, Jane.

father:
Chester Y. Austin

mother:
Elinora J. (Briggs) Austin

spouse:
Sarah D. MacKay

children:
Briggs MacKay Austin

Robert MacKay Austin

Jane Austin