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Sydney Wilmot

civil engineer , editor.

Sydney Wilmot, American civil engineer, editor. member of board of managers American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society, 1935-1947; member American Society of Civil Engineers, Brown Engineering Association (president 1927, 1946). Sigma Xi, Chi Epsilon.

Background

Wilmot, Sydney was born on December 8, 1887 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of David and Henrietta (Flaxman) Wilmot.

Education

Bachelor of Science in C.E., Brown U., 1909. A.M., Columbia University, 1913. Student special courses, Harvard University, 1921-1922.

Career

Civil engineer United States Office of Public Roads, 1909-1911. Draftsman Panama Canal, 1911. Civil engineer Highway Department, Brooklyn, New York, 1912-1913, Public Service communications of New York, 1913-1916, Turner Construction County, New York City, 1916-1918.

Assistant professor Brown U., 1918-1923. Successively technical editor, manager publications and manager technical publications American Society Civil Engineers, 1923-1952, publications consultant from 1953. Director of Foreign Mission Realty Corporation.

Director Jennie Clarkson Home for Children, Valhalla, New York (president 1941-1948).

Works

  • Author and editor of various technical articles.

Membership

Member of board of managers American Baptist Foreign Missionary Society, 1935-1947. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Brown Engineering Association (president 1927, 1946). Sigma Xi, Chi Epsilon.

Connections

Married Alice Mary Barr, April. Children: David Barr, Robert Stanley.

father:
David Wilmot

mother:
Henrietta (Flaxman) Wilmot

spouse:
Alice Mary Barr

children:
David Barr Wilmot

Robert Stanley Wilmot