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Roy Winchester Crum

civil engineer

Roy Winchester Crum, American civil engineer. Award, 1947, Marston Medal, 1948. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (president, Iowa section, 1926, president District of Columbia section, 1944, chairman, Highway Division, 1932-1941; Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner).

Background

Crum, Roy Winchester was born on April 9, 1885 in Galesburg, Illinois, United States. Son of George and Elizabeth (Martin) Crum.

Education

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Iowa State College, 1907, C.E., 1914.

Career

1909; children—George Winchester, Josephine Elizabeth. Married second, Bertha Gates Roberts, 1924. With engineer corps, Pennsylvania R.R., parts of 1906, 07, 10.

Instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, Iowa State College, 1907-1919. Engineer Materials and Tests, Iowa State Highway Commission, 1919-1928. Director Highway Research Board, National Research Council, since 1928.

S.A.T.C., 1918.

Works

  • Editor: Annual Proceedings Highway Research Board, since 1928, Highway Research Abstracts, since 1931. Received Iowa State College Alumni Merit Award, 1947, Marston Medal, 1948.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers (president, Iowa section, 1926, president District of Columbia section, 1944, chairman, Highway Division, 1932-1941. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner). Clubs: Cosmos, Engineers (Washington).

Connections

Married 1st Nina Bates (deceased).; married second, Bertha Gates Roberts, 1924. Children: George Winchester, Josephine Elizabeth.

father:
George Crum

mother:
Elizabeth (Martin) Crum

spouses:
1st Nina Bates

Bertha Gates Roberts

children:
George Winchester Crum

Josephine Elizabeth Crum