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Norman Vincent Benedict, American construction management, cement and concrete product consultant.


Benedict, Norman Vincent was born on August 27, 1920 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of August G. and Sarah E. (Burbage) Benedict.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1947. Postgraduate in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1946—1947. Diploma in Commerce, Northwestern University, 1954.

Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1955.


Associate professor industrial technical Purdue University, 1950—1955. Industrial engineer Inland Steel Company, East Chicago, 1947—1948. Construction project engineer Éleuthère Irénée duPont de Nemours, 1948—1949.

Associate professor industrial technical, head department Purdue University, Hammond, 1950—1955. Supervisor staff services Core Laboratories, Dallas, 1955—1958. Management consultant Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company, 1958—1960.

Corporation planner Ling-Temco-Vought, 1961—1962. Assistant to controller General Dynamics, Fort Worth, 1962—1964. Budget and cost accounting manager Texas Industries, Dallas, 1964—1970, assistant to executive vice president, 1971—1984.

Consultant construction management and cement and concrete products industries, also thermal mass housing consultant, 1984—1988. Industrial engineer Dallas Water Utilites, since 1988. Lecturer management Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, 1961—1964, University Texas, Arlington, 1972—1975.

Consultant to construction firms for Texas Industries, 1964—1984. With United States Navy, 1941-1945, 1952-1954.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, East Chicago. Member Smoke Abatement Council, 1948—1950. President Dallas chapter Submarine Veterans World World War World War II.

Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Society of Heating, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Scabbard and Blade, Masonry Society, Planning Executives Institute,, American Management Association, Association Iron and Steel Engineers, Society Advancement Management, Alpha Phi Omega, Phi Sigma Kappa.


Married Valerie Ann Loucks, December 24, 1945. Children: Thomas William, Suzan Grace.

August G. Benedict

Sarah E. (Burbage) Benedict

Valerie Ann Loucks

Thomas William Benedict

Suzan Grace Benedict