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Thomas Evans

civil engineer

Thomas Evans, Indian civil engineer. Member American Society Agricultural Engineers Society Automotive Engineers, Davenport, Bettendorf chambers commerce, Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon.

Background

Evans, Thomas was born on May 13, 1916 in Rasalpura, India. Son of Thomas Aneurin and Mary Darling (Fairbank) Evans.

Education

Brought to the United States, 1920, naturalized, 1928. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1938.

Career

Junior engineer Wininger & Selby, New York City, 1938. Field engineer Dravo Corporation, Neville, Iowa, and Pittsburgh, 1940. Stress analyst Curtiss-Wright Company, Buffalo, 1940-1942, chief structures, Louisville, 1942-1946, assistant chief structures, Columbus, Ohio, 1946-1948.

Chief engineer B.F. Avery & Sons, Louisville, 1948-1951, Minneapolis-Moine Company, Louisville, 1951-1955, Hopkins, Minnesota, 1955-1958. Chief engineer J.I. Case Company, Bettendorf, Iowa, 1958-1966, manager harvesting engineering, 1967-1970, chief engineer, 1970-1973.

Membership

Member American Society Agricultural Engineers Society Automotive Engineers, Davenport, Bettendorf chambers commerce, Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon.

Connections

Married Jean Gleich Mateer, December 21, 1940. Children: Ann Fairbank (Mistress.

father:
Thomas Aneurin Evans

mother:
Mary Darling (Fairbank) Evans

spouse:
Jean Gleich Mateer

child:
Ann Fairbank (Mrs Evans