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Harry L. Parr

engineer.

Harry L. Parr, American engineer. Served as lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force, during World War I.; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member A.S.M.E.; Club: University (New York City).

Background

Parr, Harry L. was born on March 20, 1880 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Benjamin and Susie (Lillienthal) Parr.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1902, Mechanical Engineering, 1904.

Career

Assistant, mechanic engineering, Columbia, 1905-1906. In engineering department Power Specialty County, New York City, 1906-1907. Instructor mechanic engineering, Columbia University, 1907-1912. assistant professor, 1912-1921, associate professor, 1921-1928, professor, 1928-1941, Stevens professor, 1941-1946, Stevens professor emeritus since 1946.

Consultant mechanical engineer since 1907.

Works

  • Contributor technical handbooks, also articles to technical mags.

Membership

Served as lieutenant, United States Naval Reserve Force, during World War I. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member A.S.M.E.; Club: University (New York City).

Connections

Married Clare Van Dyke Lambert, April.

father:
Benjamin Parr

mother:
Susie (Lillienthal) Parr

spouse:
Clare Van Dyke Lambert