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John Ernst Kalinka

structural engineer.

John Ernst Kalinka, Austrian structural engineer. Member American Railroad Engineering Association, American Concrete Institute, Society of Military Engineers, Chicago Engineers; Club, Illinois Chamber of Commerce; Club: Cornell (New York City).

Background

Kalinka, John Ernst was born on December 16, 1888 in Tyrol, Austria. Son of Doctor Francis and Anna (Wolf) Kalinka.

Education

Student High School, Vienna, Austria, 1898-1906. Engr’s. Diploma, Technology U. Vienna, 1911.

Career

Margaretha Kalinka, December 30, 1920. 1 son, Fred Otto; married second, Dorothea von Mazanec Engelhardswall, September 9, 1932. 1 son, Hans Sanford. Came to the United States, 1924, naturalized 1930.

Engineer Austrian Southern R.R., 1911-1915. Captain Austrian Engineers Corps, 1915-1918. Construction engineering for construction of railroads and bridges Jugoslavia and Austria, 1918-1924.

Engineer Pennsylvania R.R., Pittsburgh, 1924-1925. Successively engineer, chief engineer, director, executive vice president Roberts & Schaefer Company, Chicago, from 1925, chairman, from 1953. President Thompson Starrett Company, Inc., from 1954.

Membership

Member American Railroad Engineering Association, American Concrete Institute, Society of Military Engineers, Chicago Engineers. Club, Illinois Chamber of Commerce. Club: Cornell (New York City).

Connections

Married Doctor;; married second, Dorothea von Mazanec Engelhardswall, September 9, 1932.

father:
Doctor Francis Kalinka

mother:
Anna (Wolf) Kalinka

spouses:
Doctor

Dorothea von Mazanec Engelhardswall