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John Simpson Reid

mechanic engineer , educator.

John Simpson Reid, British mechanic engineer, educator. Member American Society Mechanical Engineers, New York R.R.; Club. President YMOA, Ithaca.

Background

Reid, John Simpson was born in 1856 in Kilmamock, Ayrshire, Scotland, Mjar. 25. Son of David and Sarah Crichton (Simpson) Reid.

Education

Studied academic Irvine, Scotland, in British Government science and art sens., and in engineering shops in Kilmarnock and Glasgow, Scotland, and in Boston, Scbenectady, New York, and Rome, New York.

Career

Instructor in machine design, Cornell University, since 1891.

Works

  • Author: A Course in Mechanical Drawing, 1897 W9. Mechanical Drawing and Elementary Machine Design (with D. Reid), 1899 W9.

Membership

Member American Society Mechanical Engineers, New York R.R. Club. President YMOA, Ithaca.

Connections

Married Rome, New York, December 18, 1884, Elvire Lee Vander-mark.

father:
David Reid

mother:
Sarah Crichton (Simpson) Reid

spouse:
Rome