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Mechanical engineer

David John Leidel, American mechanical engineer. Elder Mission Ridge Presbyterian Church, Arlington, since 1986. With United States Army, 1968-1970. Member Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Background

Leidel, David John was born on August 1, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Herman Henry and Alma Adair (Montgomery) Leidel.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, 1968. Master of Science in Applied Mechanics, Drexel University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Drexel University, 1979.

Career

Visiting assistant professor, Drexel U., 1978-1979;senior research engineer, Jet Research Center, Arlington, Texas, 1979-1987;progressive manager, Jet Research Center, Mansfield, Texas, 1987-1989;director systems engineering, BEI Defense Sys., Euless, Texas, since 1989. Consultant GOEX, Inc., Cleburne, Texas, since 1989, others in past. Expert witness State of Louisiana, 1981.

Achievements

  • Avocations: invertebrate paleontology, astronomy, American maritime history.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Patentee on well completion device, 1985.

Membership

Elder Mission Ridge Presbyterian Church, Arlington, since 1986. With United States Army, 1968-1970. Member Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Tau Sigma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: invertebrate paleontology, astronomy, American maritime history.

Connections

Married Gloria Anita Brown, September 20, 1980. Children: John David, Elizabeth Annual.

father:
Herman Henry Leidel

mother:
Alma Adair (Montgomery) Leidel

spouse:
Gloria Anita Brown

children:
John David Leidel

Elizabeth Annual Leidel