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civil engineer.

James Robert Davis, American civil engineer. award 1977).

Background

Davis, James Robert was born on June 24, 1924 in St. Louis. Son of Paul Lee and Alma Nora (Schlottach) Davis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, California Institute Technology, 1948, Master of Science, 1949.

Career

Registered profile engineer, California, Nevada Staff engineer Frederick J. Converse Company, 1949-1950, 52-56. Partner, chief engineer Converse Foundation Engineering Company, Pasadena, California, 1956-1963. Vice president Converse Foundation Engineers, Pasadena, 1963-1969.

President Converse Davis Dixon Associates, Pasadena, 1969-1978. Chairman of the Board chief Executive officer Converse Ward Davis Dixon, Pasadena, from 1978. Planning commissioner, City of W. Covina, California, 1968-1970.

Membership

Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946, 50-52. Fellow American Cons. Engineers Council (director 1971), Institute Advancement Engineering (Outstanding Engineer Merit award 1977).

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Cons. Engineers Association California (president 1970), California Institute Technology Alumni Association (director) 1976-1979), Structural Engineers Association California. Club: Rotary.

Connections

Married Lou Ann Walter, July 2, 1948. Children: Kenneth Lee, Claire Luann, Bruce Robert.

father:
Paul Lee Davis

mother:
Alma Nora (Schlottach) Davis

spouse:
Lou Ann Walter

children:
Kenneth Lee Davis

Claire Luann Davis

Bruce Robert Davis