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Frank Clinton Wight

editor , engineer

Frank Clinton Wight, American editor, engineer. member of the board of directors American Construction Council; member Hoover National Conference on Street and Highway Safety, 1924-1925.

Background

Wight, Frank Clinton was born on February 26, 1882 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of George Ambrose and Ida (Morgan) Wight.

Education

Student Columbian (now George Washington University, 1899-1901. C.E., Cornell Univercity, 1904.

Career

With Library of Congress, 1898-1901. In employ surveyor’s office, District of Columbia, 1902, 03. Assistant to engineer of bridges, District of Columbia, 1904-1907.

Associate editor Engineering News, New York, 1907-1912, managing editor, 1912-1917. With Engineering News-Record, since 1917, editor, since 1924.

Works

  • Editorial Conference New York Business Publishers’ Association, 1925-1926. Universalist. Contributor to American International Encyclopedia, Nelson’s Loose-Leaf Encyclopedia, American Year Book.

Membership

Member of the board of directors American Construction Council. Member Hoover National Conference on Street and Highway Safety, 1924-1925.

Connections

Married Julia Theodora Welles, October 5, 1911. Children: Barbara, John Welles, Shirley, Richard Morgan.

father:
George Ambrose Wight

mother:
Ida (Morgan) Wight

spouse:
Julia Theodora Welles

children:
Barbara Wight

John Welles Wight

Shirley Wight

Richard Morgan Wight