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Harry Willard Clark

chemist , sanitary engineer.

Harry Willard Clark, American chemist, sanitary engineer. Member Boston Society of Civil Engineers, N.E. Water Works Association, American Water Works Association, New England Sewage Works Association, etc.

Background

Clark, Harry Willard was born on September 15, 1863 in Melrose, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Hobart and Emily (Peters) Clark.

Education

Educated Cornell Univercity and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Career

Assistant chemist, 1887-1893, chemist, 1893-1895, director, 1895-1933, Lawrence (Massachusetts) Experimental Station. Chief chemist Massachusetts State Board Health, 1897-1933. Chemist Metropolitan Sewerage Commission, 1898, Charles River Dam Commission, 1901, Massachusetts Highway Commission, 1908-1921.

Lecturer on sanitary engineering, Harvard, 1925. Engaged in sanitary engineering practice since 1933. Consulting expert in regard to purification of water and disposal and purification of sewage and industrial wastes of many cities, bds. and corporations.

Works

  • Author of numerous papers on sanitary, chemical and bacterial subjects, reports upon methods for the purification of sewage and water, etc.

Membership

Member Boston Society of Civil Engineers, N.E. Water Works Association, American Water Works Association, New England Sewage Works Association, etc.

Connections

Married Gertrude Fuller, of N. Andover, Massachusetts, July 21, 1891 (died 1927).

father:
John Hobart Clark

mother:
Emily (Peters) Clark

spouse:
Gertrude Fuller