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engineering executive

Harold Eugene Costley, American engineering executive.


Costley, Harold Eugene was born on July 13, 1945 in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Son of Harry Harold Costley and Bessie Iverne (Corson) Rinehart.


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1968. Master of Science, University Texas, 1970.


Structural engineer Torrence, Dreelin, Farthing & Buford, Richmond, Virginia, 1974-1980. Structural department head TDFB Inc., 1980-1981, vice president design services, since 1981. Off-campus professor University Virginia, Richmond, since 1978.

Guest lecturer (seminars): Microcomputers in the Small Architectural-Engineering Office, 1985, 86, Computers Are For Large Firms- Or Are They?, 1986.


The life with Christ is not only to live in the atmosphere of your local church. God made his children creative, productive, and therefore able to make the whole world a better place.


Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.


Loss, fear, grief or guilt may be weighing someone down. Never give up. Keep up with the search of truth in yourself and you will be awarded with the sense of happiness and joy you are looking for.


Chairman lay advisory committee to Henrico County (Virginia) School Board, 1984-1986. President Holladay School Parent-Teachers Association, Richmond, 1985-1986. Assistant den leader Cub Scouts American, Richmond, 1986-1987.

Served to captain United States Air Force, 1970-1974. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Virginia Society Professional Engineers (president 1984-1985, Outstanding Service award 1983, Distinguished Service award 1984).


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, softball, skiing, choral singing, reading.


Married Doris Louise Pickels, December 14, 1974. Children: Justin Mark, Kathryn Trent.

Harry Harold Costley Rinehart

Bessie Iverne (Corson) Rinehart

Doris Louise Pickels

Justin Mark Costley

Kathryn Trent Costley