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estimator , construction educator

James A. S. Fatzinger, American construction educator, estimator. Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, Bethlehem, 1950—1960, commissioner Huntington Beach, California, 1976—1977; trustee Fullerton Junior College, 1986—1992; Member of American Society Professional Estimators (certified, emeritus).


Fatzinger, James A. S. was born on January 27, 1926 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Andrew and Cora Ellen (Steigerwalt) Fatzinger.


Student, Pennsylvania State College, 1943-1944; student, Moravian College, 1957-1958; student, Fullerton Junior College, 1972-1973.


Journeyman, various companies, 1951-1972; supervisor, 3M Company, Montpelier, Ohio., 1966-1967; journeyman, Endicott Brass Company, Montpelier, 1967; substation operator, Public Svc. Elec. and Gas Company, Newark, 1959-1965; construction estimator, various companies, since 1972; contractor, California and Arizona, 1980-1985; construction instructor, Mesa (Arizona) Community College construction instructor, Rio Salado Community College, Mesa, 1974-1978; construction instructor, Community College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, 1978-1997; construction instructor, U. Nevada, Las Vegas, 1992-1997. President, owner Basic Estimating Ltd., Las Vegas, since 1978.


  • Avocation: motor home travel, music M C.



Trustee Technology School, Fullerton Junior College, 1986-1992. Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, Bethlehem, 1950-1960, commissioner, Huntington Beach, California, 1976-1977. 1st sergeant United States Army, 1944-1946, European Theatre of Operations.

Member American Society Professional Estimators (certified, emeritus member), Construction Specifications Institute.


  • Other Interests

    Motor home travel, music.


Married Mary Lois Beckman, June 10, 1972.

James Andrew Fatzinger

Cora Ellen (Steigerwalt) Fatzinger

Mary Lois Beckman