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electric company design consultant

Omer William Blodgett, American electric company design consultant. Registered professional engineer, Ohio. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Welding Society (lecturer 1968, Armed Forces Davis silver medal 1962, 73, 80, 83, Higgins award 1983); member American Society of Civil Engineers (honorary), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Blodgett, Omer William was born on November 27, 1917 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. Son of Myron O. and Minnie (Foster) Blodgett.

Education

B.Metall.Engring. with distinction, University of Minnesota, 1941;Master of Engineering, University Minnesota, 1976;Doctor of Science (honorary), Le Tourneau U., 1995.

Career

Welding superintendent, Globe Shipbldg. Company, Superior, Wisconsin, 1941-1945;sales engineer, Lincoln Electric Company, Cleveland, 1945-1954;design consultant, then senior design consultant, Lincoln Electric Company, since 1954. Conductor seminars Australian Institute Steel Construction, Australia, 1971, 75,78, New Zealand, 1975, South African Institute Steel Construction, 1981, Republic of China, 1985, London, 1986, 88, Brazil, 1988, Tokyo, 1992, Istanbul, Turkey, 1993.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Ohio.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Welding Society (lecturer 1968, Armed Forces Davis silver medal 1962, 73, 80, 83, Higgins award 1983). Member American Society of Civil Engineers (honorary), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Dorothy B. Sjostrom, June 11, 1949. 1 child, Robert W.

father:
Myron O. Blodgett

mother:
Minnie (Foster) Blodgett

spouse:
Dorothy B. Sjostrom

child:
Robert W. Blodgett