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civil engineer

John Charles Laughland, Canadian, American Civil engineer. Registered profile engineer, New Jersey, Maryland., West Virginia, Virginia. Recipient Honorary Mention for Highway Safety Research, National Safety Council, 1967. Candidate for commissioner Frederick County, 1986. Staff sergeant United States National Guard, 1954-1960. Fellow Institute Transportation Engineers.

Background

Laughland, John Charles was born on September 5, 1936 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Son of Milton and Norah Marie (O'Connor) Laughland.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Washington, 1958. Certified in highway traffic, Yale University, 1965.

Career

Highway engineer, United States Bureau Public Rds., 1958-1966;senior traffic engineer, Roy Jorgensen Association, Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1966-1975;private practice consultant civil engineer, Frederick, Maryland., since 1975;county engineer, Jefferson County Commission, Charles Town, West Virginia, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, New Jersey, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Methods for Evaluating Highway Safety Improvements, 1974, Engineer's Guide to Alternative Energy Sources, 1978.

Membership

Candidate for commissioner Frederick County, 1986. Staff sergeant United States National Guard, 1954-1960. Fellow Institute Transportation Engineers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: violin, choral directing, singing tenor, long distance running, carpentry.

Connections

Married Alice Margaret Strong, October 14, 1961 (divorced March 1990). Children: Mary-Eileen, Patriac James Fergus, Andrea Vidal. Married Billie V. Willis, March 30, 1990.

Children: Sarah Margaret, Connor Willis, Gavin O'Neill.

father:
Milton Laughland

mother:
Norah Marie (O'Connor) Laughland

spouse:
Alice Margaret Strong

spouse:
Billie V. Willis

child:
Mary-Eileen Laughland

child:
Patriac James Fergus Laughland

child:
Andrea Vidal Laughland

child:
Sarah Margaret Laughland

child:
Connor Willis Laughland

child:
Gavin O'Neill Laughland