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Frederick P. Wiesinger

educator , consultant engineer.

Frederick P. Wiesinger, Hungarian educator, consultant engineer.


Wiesinger, Frederick P. was born on July 11, 1922 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Frigyes and Ildiko (Kádár) Wiesinger.


Student architecture, Royal Technological U., Budapest, 1940-1946. Master of Science in Structural Engineering, Northwestern University, 1959, Doctor of Philosophy., 1961.


Came to the United States, 1949, naturalized, 1959. Designer, project engineer various consultant firms, Budapest, Paris, Chicago, 1945-1954. Private practice construction engineering, Chicago, 1954-1965.

Chairman of the Board Wiesinger-Holland, Ltd., Chicago, 1965-1977. Instructor department engineering University of Illinois, Chicago, 1954-1955, lecturer, 1955-1956, assistant professor, 1956-1961, associate professor, 1961-1967, professor structural engineering, department architecture, 1967-1977. Registered structural engineer, Illinois.

Registered professional engineer Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Florida, Wisconsin, Iowa, Pennsylvania, New York.


  • Contributor articles professional journals.


Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (chairman structural div. 1963, director Illinois section 1968-1970). Member National Society Professional Engineers (chairman structural engineering section Illinois branch 1968-1969), American Concrete Institute, International Association Bridge and Structural Engineering, International Association Shell Structures, A.A.U.P., A.C.L.U., Illinois Engineers Council (director 1971-1974), Old Town Triangle Association, Lincoln Park Conservation Association (director) 1964-1968), Indiana Voters Illinois, American Arbitration Association (nat. panel arbitrators), Sigma Xi.

Club: Cliff Dwellers, Lincoln Park Boat (Chicago.


Married Mary Jane Jensen, January 28, 1956. Children: Maja Ilde, Frederick Axel and Folmer Martin (twins).

Frigyes Wiesinger

Ildiko (Kádár) Wiesinger

Mary Jane Jensen

Maja Ilde Wiesinger

Frederick Axel and Folmer Martin Wiesinger (twins)