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control systems consultant

Joseph Louis Schweppe, American control systems consultant. Licensed professional engineer Texas. Decorated Bronze Star; DuPont fellow University Michigan, 1949.

Background

Schweppe, Joseph Louis was born on January 11, 1921. Son of Edward Louis and Dora Vanneta (Jenkins) Schweppe.

Education

BSChE, University Missouri, 1942. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Missouri, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1950.

Career

Junior chemical engineer Tennessee Valley Authority, Wilson Dam, Alabama, 1942-1943. Chemical engineer du Pont, Orange, Texas, 1949-1952. Senior project engineer C.F. Braun, Alhambra, California, 1952-1958.

Professor, chairman department mechanical engineering University Houston, 1958-1963. President Houston Engineering Research Corporation, Houston, 1960-1990. Chairman board JK Control Systems, Inc., 1991-1996.

Achievements

  • Licensed professional engineer Texas.

Membership

Elder St. John's Presbyterian Church, Houston, 1965-1967. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, swimming.

Connections

Married Willa Johnson, April 18, 1942. Children: Laura Thorp, Anna Tollison, Mona Depew.

father:
Edward Louis Schweppe

mother:
Dora Vanneta (Jenkins) Schweppe

spouse:
Willa Johnson

child:
Laura Thorp Schweppe

child:
Anna Tollison Schweppe

child:
Mona Depew Schweppe