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Robert Stratton Holmes

engineer , management consultant

Robert Stratton Holmes, American management consultant, engineer. award Institute Transportation Engineers, 1975, T; award, 1980; award American Rd. Served to lieutenant colonel United States Army, 1941-1946. Named Honorary Life; Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (life), Institute Transportation Engineers (honorary); member Transportation Research Board.

Background

Holmes, Robert Stratton was born on November 11, 1912 in Lebanon, Tennessee, United States. Son of Joseph William and Mary Owen (Stratton) Holmes.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Georgia Technology, 1938. Certified traffic engineering, Yale University Bureau Highway Traffic, 1939.

Career

Registered professional engineer, District of Columbia Executive secretary Institute Transportation Engineers, Washington, 1947-1951. Chief highway engineer Federal Civil Defense Administration, Washington, 1951-1953. Executive assistant to president Wald Industries, Huntington, Pennsylvania, 1953-1956.

General manager construction marketing United States Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1956-1974. President Eno Foundation for Transportation, Westport, Connecticut, 1974-1986, now vice chairman board directors. Senior adviser Wilbur Smith Associates, Columbia, South Carolina, since 1987.

Past chairman, director American Road and Transportation Builders Association, Washington, since 1960. Board directors Wildwood Golf Club and Stone Lodge Corporation, Allison Park, Pennsylvania, 1968-1973, The Road Information Program, Washington, 1970-1972. Judge of election McCandless Township Ward 7, Allison Park, 1962-1970.

Chairman committee transportation Highway Users Federation, Washington, 1967-1972. President Pennsylvania Highway Information Association, Harrisburg, 1969-1972, Oronoque Village Owners Corporation, Stratford, Connecticut, 1976-1978. Active member Professional Advisory Council Engineering Department, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1971-1974.

Membership

Served to lieutenant colonel United States Army, 1941-1946. Named Honorary Life; Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (life), Institute Transportation Engineers (honorary). Member Transportation Research Board.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge; bowling; golf.

Connections

Married Maurine Louise Bane, January 12, 1945. Children– John Robert, Kenneth Stratton, Mary Jo.

father:
Joseph William Holmes

mother:
Mary Owen (Stratton) Holmes

spouse:
Maurine Louise Bane

children:
John Robert Holmes

Kenneth Stratton Holmes

Mary Jo Holmes