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educator , Environmental engineer

Richard Samuel Howe, American environmental engineer, educator. Registered professional engineer, Texas; diplomate American Academy Environmental Engineers. Recipient Engineer of Year award Texas Society Professional ENgrs., 1987, Public Service award Texas section American Society of Civil Engineers, 1991.


Howe, Richard Samuel was born on August 30, 1936 in Centralia, Illinois, United States. Son of William Albert and H. Eleanor (Clements) Howe.


Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1971.


Sanitary engineer United States Public Health Service, Chicago, 1961-1963. Instructor Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1963-1967. Graduate student University Wisconsin, Madison, 1967-1970.

Director plan & policy research department environmental control City of Chicago, 1970-1972. Associate professor school public & environmental affairs Indiana University, Bloomington, 1972-1976. Professor division environmental studies, director engineering University Texas, San Antonio, since 1976.

Board directors University Texas, San Antonio Alliance for Education. Chairman Solid Waste Advisory Panel, San Antonio, since 1988, Energy Panel, 1982-1984.


  • Registered professional engineer, Texas. Diplomate American Academy Environmental Engineers.


Vice chairman Target 90, San Antonio, 1983-1989. Chairman Speakers Bureau Spending Cap-Vote No, 1986, Water Commission City of San Antonio, 1990. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers.

Member National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society for Public Administration, American Planning Association, Water Environment Federation.


Married Linda Margaret Mack, October 5, 1968. Children: Elizabeth Ann, Kathryn Eleanor.

William Albert Howe

H. Eleanor (Clements) Howe

Linda Margaret Mack

Elizabeth Ann Howe

Kathryn Eleanor Howe