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John Pascal Brooks

civil engineer.

John Pascal Brooks, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education.

Background

Brooks, John Pascal was born on September 24, 1861 in Kittery, Maine, United States. Son of James W. and Anna A. (Wilson) Brooks.

Education

Prep education Phillips Academy, Exeter, N.H. Bachelor of Science, Dartmouth, 1885, Master of Science, 1893, Doctor of Science, 1915. Doctor of Science, Clarkson College Technology, Potsdam, New York, 1931.

Career

Professor civil engineering, State University of Kentucky, 1897-1906. Associate professor civil engineering, University of Illinois, 1906-1911. President, Clarkson College of Technology, Potsdam, New York, 1911-1928, president emeritus since 1928.

Works

  • Author: Handbook for Surveyors (with Mansfield Merriman), 1895. Handbook of Street Railroad Location, 1897. Reinforced Concrete, 1911.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society Promotion Engineering Education.

Connections

Married Maude P. Perkins, of Red Bank, New Jersey, June 25, 1888. Married second, Belle C. Pearson, of Lexington, Kentucky.

father:
James W. Brooks

mother:
Anna A. (Wilson) Brooks

spouses:
Maude P. Perkins

Belle C. Pearson