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Ralph Downs Weyerbacher

naval architect.

Ralph Downs Weyerbacher, American naval architect. Served in the United States Navy to 1937, advancing to commander; Fellow American Institute Architects, Society Naval Architects; member Sigam Chi.; Club: Union League (Philadelphia).

Background

Weyerbacher, Ralph Downs was born on July 12, 1888 in Boonville, Indiana, United States. Son of William Frederick and Mary (Downs) Weyerbacher.

Education

Student Indiana U., 1904-1905. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1909. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1914.

Career

Served in the United States Navy to 1937, advancing to commander. Construction engineering, 1937-1940. Vice president, general manager and director Cramp Shipbuilding Company, Philadelphia, 1940-1942.

Membership

Served in the United States Navy to 1937, advancing to commander. Fellow American Institute Architects, Society Naval Architects. Member Sigam Chi.; Club: Union League (Philadelphia).

Connections

Married Margot Kallenbach, September 7, 1921.

father:
William Frederick Weyerbacher

mother:
Mary (Downs) Weyerbacher

spouse:
Margot Kallenbach