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Courtland Alden Collier

civil engineer

Courtland Alden Collier, American civil engineer. Member Gainesville City Commission, Florida, 1967-1973, 79-85, mayor, 1981-1982; Member American Society of Civil Engineers (president Gainesville branch 1966-1967), Florida Engineering Society, American Association Cost Engineers, American Arbitration Association.

Background

Collier, Courtland Alden was born on July 29, 1925 in Buffalo. Son of Leo Robert and Marcheniel Overton (Bass) Collier.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, Yale University, 1949. Graduate Canadian Summer Institute Linguistics, Carenport, Saskatchewan, 1955. Mechanical Engineering, University Florida, 1963.

Career

February 1963); children– Deborah Elizabeth, Nathan Stafford, Dennis Brainerd. Married Marian Fryer Legate, February 22, 1971. Stepchildren– Alexis Arthur, Amy Alice, Michael Fryer, Becky Marie.

Junior civil engineer California Division highways, 1950-1951. Office engineer Western Contracting Corporation, 1951. Assistant city engineer Dodge City, Kansas, 1951-1952.

Associate resident engineer Texas Highway Department, Pharr, 1952-1955. Instructor mechanics div. College Engineering, Lehigh University, 1955-1956.

Field engineer Raymond Conc. Pile Company, Havana, Cuba, 1956-1957. Design engineer Lummus Company, Edmonton, Alberta and Maracaibo, Venezuela, 1957-1959.

Design engineer D.E. Britt & Associates, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1960-1961. Consultant engineer, associate professor emeritus College Engineering, University Florida, 1961-1985, associate professor emeritus, since 1986. Vice president C.A.V. Inversiones Zulianas, Maracaibo.

Works

  • Author: Engineering Cost Analysis, 1975. Construction Funding, 1984.

Membership

Member Gainesville City Commission, Florida, 1967-1973, 79-85, mayor, 1981-1982. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (president Gainesville branch 1966-1967), Florida Engineering Society, American Association Cost Engineers, American Arbitration Association. Clubs: 300 (Gainesville).

Connections

Children– Deborah Elizabeth, Nathan Stafford, Dennis Brainerd.

father:
Leo Robert Collier

mother:
Marcheniel Overton (Bass) Collier

children:
Deborah Elizabeth Collier

Nathan Stafford Collier

Dennis Brainerd Collier