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John Theodore Faig

engineer , educator

John Theodore Faig, American engineer, educator. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Mech. Engineers; member Society for Promotion Engineering Education, American Engineering Council, 1924-1927, Newcomen Society (British), Tau Beta Pi.; Member International Jury Awards, San Francisco Exposition, 1915.

Background

Faig, John Theodore was born on February 5, 1875 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Son of John and Louisa (Hurst) Faig.

Education

Biomedical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1894, Mechanical Engineering, 1897, Doctor of Science, University of Kentucky, 1948.

Career

Draftsman Lane & Bodley Company, Cincinnati, 1894-1896. Instructor engineering, University of Michigan, 1896-1898. Assistant professor and professor engineering, University of Kentucky, 1898-1906.

Professor mechanic engineering University of Cincinnati, 1906-1918, also head of department. President of departments, Ohio Mechanics Institute, Cincinnati, since 1918. In charge S.A.T.C., Ohio Mechanics Institute, 1918.

Supervised training of 1200 ex-service men, under Veterans’ Bureau, 1919-1925. President United City Planning Committee of Cincinnati, 1927-1928.

Membership

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Mech. Engineers; member Society for Promotion Engineering Education, American Engineering Council, 1924-1927, Newcomen Society (British), Tau Beta Pi. Member International Jury Awards, San Francisco Exposition, 1915.

Clubs: Cincinnati, Literary.

Connections

Married Frances Wiley, 1909.

father:
John Faig

mother:
Louisa (Hurst) Faig

spouse:
Frances Wiley