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Constantine Kenneth Smoley

civil engineer , educator

Constantine Kenneth Smoley, Russian civil engineer, educator.

Background

Smoley, Constantine Kenneth was born on April 27, 1869 in Dwinsk, Russia. Son of Ossip M. and Barbara E. (Radief) Smoley.

Education

C.E., Federal Polytechnicum, Zurich, Switzerland, 1893.

Career

Came to the United States, 1895, naturalized, 1901. Sturctural draftsman, Variety Iron Works, Cleveland, 1895-1896. Chief draftsman Van Dorn Iron Works, 1896-1902.

Structural engineer Wllman, Seaver & Morgan Engineering Company, Cleveland, 1902-1904. Consulting engineer German-American Portland Cement Works, La Salle, Illinois, 1904-1905. Sturctural engineer Illinois Steel Company, 1905-1906, N.P. Railway Company, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1907-1909.

Director Schools of Civ. and Structural Engineering International Corresponding Schools, Scranton, Pennsylvania, in charge instruction, also preparation textbooks, 1909-1926. Head of Commerce. K. Smoley & Sons, publications Author: Parallel Tables of Logarithms and Squares, 1901. Five-Decimal Logarithmic-Trigonometric Tables, 1908.

Handbook of Civil Engineering, 1913. Parallel Tables of Slopes and Rises, 1917. Smoley’s Combined Tables, 1919.

Graphic Solution of a Right Triangle, 1920. Segmental Functons, 1937. Also many I.C.S. textbooks.

Home: 30 School Lane, Scarscale, New York.

Works

  • Author: Parallel Tables of Logarithms and Squares, 1901. Five-Decimal Logarithmic-Trigonometric Tables, 1908. Handbook of Civil Engineering, 1913.

    Parallel Tables of Slopes and Rises, 1917. Smoley’s Combined Tables, 1919. Graphic Solution of a Right Triangle, 1920.

    Segmental Functons, 1937. Also many I.C.S. textbooks.

Connections

Married Pauline B. Sagorin, February 21, 1894 (died October 3, 1926). Married second, Florence N. Wood, May 31, 1928.

father:
Ossip M. Smoley

mother:
Barbara E. (Radief) Smoley

spouses:
Pauline B. Sagorin

Florence N. Wood