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Leonard S. Wegman Edit Profile

mayor , Consulting engineer

Leonard S. Wegman, American mayor, consulting engineer. Certified American Academy Environmental Engineers. Recipient award, Long Island Association, 1964, Engineering News Record, 1971, Honor award, Consultant Engineers Council United States, 1968, 1978, Environmental award, New York. State Society Professional Engineers, 1970, Ecology award, Brooklyn Engineering Club, 1974.

Background

Wegman, Leonard S. was born in 1911 in New York City. Son of Max and Nettie (Finkelstein) Wegman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, City College School Technology, 1934. Bachelor of Science in Engineering, City College School Technology, Columbia, 1938.

Career

Civil engineer New York City, agencies marine and highway construction, 1935—1940. Civil engineer Civil Engineering United States Army, New York district, 1941—1944. Chairman Leonard S. Wegman Company, Inc.

Engineers New York City, 1945—1983. Designers solid waste disposal system, water system, sewage treatment plants, railrds., tunnels, highways, bridges, other public works. Corporation consultant Peabody International Corporation, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Certified American Academy Environmental Engineers.

Membership

Consultant United States Government, New York State Comptroller, State Connecticut,, Buffalo, New York City, Miami, Jersey City, Atlanta, Westchester County, Philadelphia, New Haven, Syracuse, Hartford, Contra Costa, California, Memphis. Board directors, past president United Community Fund of Great Neck, New York Mayor Kings Point, since 1974. Chairman Water Consortium Great Neck Villages, since 1982.

Member awards committee United States Environmental Industry Council, since 1982. Fellow: American Society of Civil Engineers, American Public Health Association. Member: Water Pollution Control Federation, Air Pollution Control Association, American Public Works Association, American Water Works Association, National Society Professional Engineers, Society of America Military Engineers (president New York post 1979-1980, North Atlantic regional vice president since 1984, Outstanding Engineering Achievement award 1978), Muttontown Golf Club (president since 1983), City Club (New York City).

Connections

Married Tilla Robinson, June 27, 1936 (deceased June 1972). Children: Richard Adam, Lydia Nan. Married Shirley Albert, June 20, 1975.

father:
Max Wegman

mother:
Nettie (Finkelstein) Wegman

spouses:
Tilla Robinson

Shirley Albert

children:
Richard Adam Wegman

Lydia Nan Wegman