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Fred Goodrich Frink

civil engineer

Fred Goodrich Frink, American civil engineer. Mason.

Background

Frink, Fred Goodrich was born on April 16, 1862 in Pilot Grove, Illinois, United States. Son of Morey French and Ellen E. (Goodrich) Frink.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civ. Engineering, University of Michigan, 1886. Master of Sciences, University of Chicago, 1902.

Special student in sanitary engineering, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1900-1901.

Career

Assistant engineer Big 4, C.&A. and C.&N.W. rys., 1886-1888. Computer and superintendent Vierling & McDowell, and Snead & Company iron works, Chicago, 1888-1890. Instructor architectural drawing, Manual Training High School, Chicago, 1890-1897.

In charge drawing, Chicago Athenæum, 1893-1897. Professor civil engineering, University of Idaho, 1897-1900. In private business, 1900-1902.

Taught engineering classes of the late Dean C. E. Greene, University of Michigan, 1902-1904. Assistant Professor civil engineering, University of Illinois, 1904-1906. President Lake Construction Company, Hammond, Indiana, 1906-1908.

Professor of engineering, University of Oregon, 1908-1915. Consultant practice, since 1915.

Works

  • Author: Trigonometry (Hall and Frink), 1909.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Mae Beadle, July 10, 1888.

father:
Morey French Frink

mother:
Ellen E. (Goodrich) Frink

spouse:
Mae Beadle