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Engineer

Robert David Plank, American engineer. Registered professional engineer Missouri, land surveyor. Member of National Society of Professional Engineers (board directors 1973-1976), Missouri Society Professional Engineers (president 1975), American Water Works Association (committee chairman Missouri section 1977, Fuller award 1977), University Club (Springfield) (president 1987).

Background

Plank, Robert David was born on January 1, 1936 in Springfield, mO. Son of Leslie Irl and Bessie Edith (Ingram) Plank.

Education

Bachelor, Drury College, 1958. Master of Business Administration, Drury College, 1966. Bachelor of Science, University Missouri, Rolla, 1959.

Degree in Civil Engineering (honorary), University Missouri, Rolla, 1975.

Career

Engineer water department City Utilities, Springfield, 1959—1964, assistant manager water department, 1964—1967, manager water department, 1967—1976, manager design engineering & planning, since 1976. Board directors Ozarks Council Boy Scouts America, 1975—1980. President Springfield Community Center, 1985—1987, 1998.

Vice president Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Foundation, chairman advisory committee, 1987.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer Missouri, land surveyor.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member of National Society of Professional Engineers (board directors 1973-1976), Missouri Society Professional Engineers (president 1975), American Water Works Association (committee chairman Missouri section 1977, Fuller award 1977), University Club (Springfield) (president 1987).

Connections

Married T. Earline Moulder Plank, December 21, 1980. Children: Ralph, Mark, Stewart.

father:
Leslie Irl Plank

mother:
Bessie Edith (Ingram) Plank

spouse:
T. Earline Moulder Plank

children:
Ralph Plank

Mark Plank

Stewart Plank