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Ed Sinclair Smith

engineer.

Ed Sinclair Smith, American engineer. award 1930, instruments and regulators div; award 1954). Fellow A.S.M.E. (junior award 1930, instruments and regulators div. award 1954); member Instrument Society of America, New Jersey Patent Law Association, American Ordnance Association, American Legion, Sigma Xi.

Background

Smith, Ed Sinclair was born on March 28, 1897 in Angola, Indiana, United States. Son of Ed Sinclair and Helen (Kingsley) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University California at Berkeley, 1919, Mechanical Engineering, 1932.

Career

Engaged as test engineer Richmond refinery Standard Oil Corporation of California, 1919-1921. Design, hydraulic engineer Buidlers Iron Foundry, Providence, 1923-1936. Patent engineer, registered patent agent C. F. Tagliabue Manufacturing Company, Brooklyn, 1936-1942.

Research engineer, patent liaison engineer Bendix Aviation Corporation, Teterboro, New Jersey, 1942-1948. Ballistician, ordnance engineer Ballistic Research laboratories, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland., since 1948. Designer, builder naval ammunition hoists, designer hydraulic replacements Pearl Harbor Drydock, World World War World War II Registered Patent Agent, 1939.

Works

  • Author: Automatic Control Engineering, 1944. Binomial, Normal and Poisson Probabilities, 1953. Author science, technical articles.

    Patentee fluid meters, automatic controls.

Membership

Fellow A.S.M.E. (junior award 1930, instruments and regulators div. award 1954). Member Instrument Society of America, New Jersey Patent Law Association, American Ordnance Association, American Legion, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Adah Grace Fiske, July 1, 1929. Children: Karyl (Mistress.

father:
Ed Sinclair Smith

mother:
Helen (Kingsley) Smith

spouse:
Adah Grace Fiske

child:
Karyl (Mrs Smith