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Earle Steele Mac Pherson

engineer , motor vehicle manufacturer executive

Earle Steele Mac Pherson, American engineer, motor vehicle manufacturer executive. Served as captain, A.S., American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919; Member Society Automotive Engineers, Inc., Engineering Society of Detroit, Coordinating Research Council, Inc., Phi Delta Theta, Tau Beta Pi.; Mason.

Background

Pherson, Earle Steele Mac was born on July 6, 1891 in Highland Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur Grant and Emma (Eckhardt) Mac Pherson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mech. Engineering, University Illinois, 1915.

Career

1 daughter, Sandra Lucille. Experimental laboratory engineer Chalmers Motor Company, 1915-1917. Assistant chief engineer Liberty Motor Car Corporation, 1919-1922.

Design engineer, assistant chief engineer Hupp Motor Car Company, 1930-1934. Assistant to vice president engineering, chief engineer Chevrolet-Cleveland, chief engineer product study 6, General Motors Corporation, 1935-1947 (all Detroit). Executive engineer Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1947-1949, chief engineer, 1949-1952, vice president engineering, member administration committee, since 1952.

Membership

Served as captain, A.S., American Expeditionary Force, 1917-1919. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Inc., Engineering Society of Detroit, Coordinating Research Council, Inc., Phi Delta Theta, Tau Beta Pi. Mason.; Clubs: Detroit Athletic.

Connections

Married Florence Lucille Jones, March 11, 1941.

father:
Arthur Grant Pherson

mother:
Emma (Eckhardt) Mac Pherson

spouse:
Florence Lucille Jones