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Peter Edward Kyle

mechanic engineer , educator.

Peter Edward Kyle, American mechanic engineer, educator. member of faculty mechanic engineering Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1934-1946, associate professor, 1944-1946; member of faculty Cornell Univercity, 1946-1954; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Metals, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Kyle, Peter Edward was born on February 10, 1908 in Lakeport, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Edward McKenzie and Lydia Mary (Plant) Kyle.

Education

Student Carnegie Institute Technology, 1927-1929, Lehigh University (James Ward Packard research fellow), 1933-1934. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell Univercity (Westinghouse War Memorial scholar), 1933. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1939.

Career

1 son, James Peter; married second, Mary Savage Wells, November 27, 1953. Children—James Savage, Robert Seth, Richard Edward. Research engineer Westinghouse Elec.

Corporation, E. Pittsburgh, 1929. Research fellow Lehigh University, 1933-1934. Member of faculty mechanic engineering Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1934-1946, associate professor, 1944-1946.

Instructor Lowell Institute School Machine Design, 1937-1943. Member of faculty Cornell Univercity, 1946-1954. Former vice president Lessells & Associates, Inc.

Consultant industrial concerns on mechanic and metallurgical problems, 1954-1959. Manager materials department Allied Research Associates, Inc., Boston, 1959-1961, chief engineer aero/mechanic engineering department, 1961-1962, chief materials technical section, Concord, Massachusetts, 1962-1968. Professor mechanic engineering Norwich U., Northfield, Vermont, 1968-1979, professor emeritus, since 1979.

Executive secretary Vermont State Board Registration for Professional Engineers, Norwich U., since 1978. Staff war metallurgy committee National Academy Sciences, Washington, 1943-1944. Registered profile engineer, Massachusetts, Vermont.

Membership

Member of faculty mechanic engineering Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1934-1946, associate professor, 1944-1946. Member of faculty Cornell Univercity, 1946-1954. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Metals, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Fanny E. Sly, July 8, 1933.; married second, Mary Savage Wells, November 27, 1953. Children: James Savage, Robert Seth, Richard Edward.

father:
Edward McKenzie Kyle

mother:
Lydia Mary (Plant) Kyle

spouses:
Fanny E. Sly

Mary Savage Wells

children:
James Savage Kyle

Robert Seth Kyle

Richard Edward Kyle