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James Huston Felgar

mechanical engineer.

James Huston Felgar, American mechanical engineer. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Oklahoma Engineers (ex-president), Oklahoma Society Professional Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau, Beta Theta Pi, Lions International (ex-president).

Background

Felgar, James Huston was born on July 27, 1874 in Stuart, Iowa, United States. Son of David and Margaret (Huston) Felgar.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas, 1901. Bachelor of Science, Armour Institute Technology (now Illinois Institute of Technology), Chicago, 1905, Mechanical Engineering, 1911, honorary Doctor Engineering 1929.

Career

Instructor mechanic engineering, Oklahoma Agricultural and Mech. College, 6 months, 1906. Instructor mechanic engineering, college of engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1906-1908, professor, 1908-1937, dean college of engineering, 1909-1937, dean emeritus and professor engineering since 1937.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Oklahoma Engineers (ex-president), Oklahoma Society Professional Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Tau, Beta Theta Pi, Lions International (ex-president).

Connections

Married Etta Judd, 1906.

father:
David Felgar

mother:
Margaret (Huston) Felgar

spouse:
Etta Judd