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Civil engineering executive

Marion Ronald Poole, American civil engineering executive. Achievements include research on the benefits matrix model for transportation project evaluation, and procedures for synthesizing travel movements.

Background

Poole, Marion Ronald was born on July 2, 1936 in Thomasville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Everette Worth and Mabel Emma (Crotts) Poole.

Education

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1958. Master of Science in Civil Engineering in Transportation, North Carolina State University, 1961. PhDCE in Transportation, North Carolina State University, 1982.

Career

Engineer-in-training North Carolina State Highway Commission, Winston-Salem, 1958, highway planning engineer Raleigh, 1961-1963. Thoroughfare planning engineer North Carolina State Highway Commission/North Carolina Department Transportation, 1963-1984. Assistant manager planning and environmental North Carolina Department Transportation, 1984-1991, manager statewide planning branch, 1991—1999.

Retired, 1999

Chairman committee ADA30 Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 1992-1998, secretary, 1986-1992, member emeritus, since 2005. Member committee AT025 Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, 1988-2007, member committee ADA60, Transportation Research Board, since 1988, member committee ADD10, 2000-2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on the benefits matrix model for transportation project evaluation, and procedures for synthesizing travel movements.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Transportation Research Record, Journal Advanced Transportation

    • author reports.

Religion

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Politics

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Views

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Membership

Club representative to Tarheel Swim Association, Glen Forest Swim Club, Raleigh, 1982-1988, vice president, 1982-1984, board directors, 1975-1978. 2nd lieutenant C.E., United States Army, 1958-1959, captain C.E., United States Army Reserve, 1960-1966. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, Institute Transportation Engineers.

Connections

Married Janice Rochelle Dickens, May 9, 1959. Children: Anne Kathleen, Amy Kathryn, Marie Elizabeth.

father:
Everette Worth Poole

mother:
Mabel Emma (Crotts) Poole

spouse:
Janice Rochelle Dickens

child:
Anne Kathleen Poole

child:
Amy Kathryn Poole

child:
Marie Elizabeth Poole