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civil engineer

Ira Welch Mcconnell, American civil engineer. Mason, Elk.

Background

Mcconnell, Ira Welch was born on October 17, 1871 in Schell City, Missouri, United States. Son of James Calvin and Cecelia Elizabeth (Welch) M.

Education

C.E., Cornell Univercity, 1897.

Career

Instructor civil engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1899-1900. Contractor’s superintendent, Chicago and New Orleans, 1901-1903. Professor civil engineering, Missouri School of Mines, Rolla, 1903.

Project engineer, 1903-1907, supervising engineer, 1907-1909, United States Reclamation Service. Chief irrigation engineer, J. G. White & Company, Incorporated, New York York, 1909-1910. Vice-president and general manager Idaho Irrigation Limited company, 1910-1912.

Hydraulic engineer, 1912-1917, chief engineer, 1917, Stone & Webster, div. of construction and engineering. Assistant general manager, American International Shipbldg. Corporation, Hog Island Shipyard, 1918.

Vice president United Engineers & Constructors, Inc. (Philadelphia), Dwight P. Robinson & Company, Incorporated, New York New York.

Membership

Mason, Elk.

Connections

Married Grace Lucille Bowerman, September 22, 1903. Children: John Waldo, Charles Edwin.

father:
James Calvin M.

mother:
Cecelia Elizabeth (Welch) M.

spouse:
Grace Lucille Bowerman

children:
John Waldo Mcconnell

Charles Edwin Mcconnell