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Howard Floyd Taylor

educator

Howard Floyd Taylor, American educator. Recipient Distinguished Civilian Service award, Army and Navy. Professional engineer, Massachusetts. Member American Foundrymen’s Society (Simpson medalist 1945), Institute British Foundrymen, American Society Engineering Education, American Society Metals, American Institute Metallurgical Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Taylor, Howard Floyd was born on April 4, 1913 in Leslie, Michigan, United States. Son of Floyd J. and Jennie (Gibbs) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Michigan State College, 1936, Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, 1938.

Career

Michigan State College, 1936-1937. Assistant to welding engineer United States Naval Research Laboratory, 1937-1938, head steel castings and foundry research, 1938-1945. Associate professor mechanic metallurgy Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1945-1952, professor, since 1952.

Consultant foundry metallurgy and foundry engineering.

Works

  • Contributor professional journals.

Membership

Member American Foundrymen’s Society (Simpson medalist 1945), Institute British Foundrymen, American Society Engineering Education, American Society Metals, American Institute Metallurgical Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Edith Hauenstein, December 2, 1939. Children: Howard V., Alan C., Stephen G. Instructor.

father:
Floyd J. Taylor

mother:
Jennie (Gibbs) Taylor

spouse:
Edith Hauenstein

children:
Howard V. Taylor

Alan C. Taylor

Stephen G. Instr Taylor