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Robert Lee Henry

association executive

Robert Lee Henry, American association executive. Registered professional engineer, Texas, Colorado, Mississippi. Recipent Stanford E. Thompson award American Society for Testing and Materials, 1965.


Henry, Robert Lee was born on March 25, 1934 in Lewisburg, West Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas Wilson and Marguerite McClung (Ruckman) Henry.


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, West Virginia University, 1958. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1971.


Industrial engineer-in-training fabricated steel division Bethlehem Steel Company, Pittsburgh, 1958-1959. Graduate teaching assistant Iowa State University, Ames, 1961-1962, graduate research assistant, 1962-1963. Graduate teaching assistant North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1967-1968, graduate research assistant, 1968-1970.

Assistant professor civil engineering University Mississippi, Oxford, 1964-1973, associate professor, 1973-1977, assistant dean engineering, director Engineering Experiment Station, 1977. Adjunct associate professor civil engineering department University Texas, Arlington. Head structural engineering department Lawrence D. White & Associates, Fort Worth, 1977.

Chief engineer Texas Testing Laboratories, Inc., Dallas, 1977-1983. Consultant Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Irving, Texas & Northbrook, Illinois, 1983-1987. Vice president, branch manager, head assessment of existing structures department Maxim Engineers, Inc., Fort Worth, 1987-1989.

Senior consultant Bowen Structures, Bedford, Texas, 1990-1992. National secretary-treasurer Chi Epsilon, University Texas, Arlington, since 1992. Structural engineering consultant, forensic engineer, Colleyville and Bedford, Texas, since 1992.


  • Registered professional engineer, Texas, Colorado, Mississippi.


Precinct captain Republican party, Tarrant County, Texas, 1996. Captain C.E. United States Army, 1958-1966. Fellow American Concrete Institute (committee chairman, president Northeast chapter 1986, Sophus Thompson award 1991), American Society of Civil Engineers (director Fort Worth branch 1982, 96), Chi Epsilon (supreme councillor Southwest district, executive secretary).

  • Metroplex Covenant Church


  • Other Interests

    Backpacking, camping, genealogy.


Married Sally Joy Moore, September 7, 1958. Children: Thomas Wilson, Timothy Glen, Jacob Mathew.

Thomas Wilson Henry

Marguerite McClung (Ruckman) Henry

Sally Joy Moore

Thomas Wilson Henry

Timothy Glen Henry

Jacob Mathew Henry