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George Wilkinson Case

civil engineer

George Wilkinson Case, American civil engineer. member American Society Civil Engineers, American Society Engineering; member Newcomen Society England, N.H. Academy of Science, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Case, George Wilkinson was born on March 2, 1880 in Fowler, Indiana, United States. Son of Horace Sanford and Amelia Hurlbut (Wilkinson) Case.

Education

Bachelor of Science in C.E., Purdue University, 1905. Master of Civil Engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1912.

Career

Engaged as assistant instructor сivil engineering, Purdue University, 1905-1906, instructor, 1906-1907, assistant professor, 1907-1913. Assistant professor sanitary engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1913-1914, associate professor, 1914-1916, rpof., 1916-1922. Assistant engineer Morris Knowles, Inc., Pittsburgh, 1917-1919.

Chief engineer and Executive officer American City Engineering Company, Pittsburgh, 1919-1925. Professor and head mechanic engineering department, also dean College of Technology and director Engineering Experiment Station, University of N.H., Durham, 1925-1945, on leave of absence, 1940-1945, dean emeritus, College of Technology, University of N.H., after 1949. Principal specialist Engineering Defense Training, 1941, principal specialist and deputy director, Engineering, Science and Management Defense Training, 1941-1942, director of Engineering, Science and Management War Training program, United States Office of Education, Washington, District of Columbia, 1942-1945.

Life member American Society Civil Engineers, American Society Engineering Education (vice president 1938-1939). Member Newcomen Society England, N.H. Academy of Science, Phi Kappa Phi.

Works

  • Contributor papers and articles on engineering subjects to scientfici mags.

Membership

Member American Society Civil Engineers, American Society Engineering. Member Newcomen Society England, N.H. Academy of Science, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Georgia Browne, August 16, 1903.

father:
Horace Sanford Case

mother:
Amelia Hurlbut (Wilkinson) Case

spouse:
Georgia Browne