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writer , Electrical engineer

Thomas Piraino, American writer, retired electrical engineer. Registered professional engineer, Massachusetts.

Background

Piraino, Thomas was born on April 22, 1912 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Paul and Domenica (La Macchia) Piraino.

Education

Associate in Liberal Arts, Massasoit Community College, 1988. Certified in electrical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1938. Certified in mechanical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1941.

Career

Electrical engineering draftsman, United States Navy-Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, 1940-1942;electrical designer, E.B. Badger & Sons, Boston, 1942-1945;electrical engineer, Jackson & Moreland, Engineers, Boston, 1945-1951;senior/project electrical engineer, Chas. T. Main, Inc., Boston, 1951-1978;freelance writer, Braintree, Massachusetts, since 1979.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Massachusetts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Sicilian Fisherman's Son, 1992.

Membership

Volunteer radio reader Talking Information Center Radio Station for Visually Impaired, Marshfield, Massachusetts, 1984-1989. Member Republican Party, since 1978. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, life member), American Institute Electrical Engineers (senior member, chairman public committee 1958-1959, general meetings committee 1960-1962, chairman Yearbook committee 1962-1963).

Connections

Married Theodora M. Merzani, July 4, 1937. Children: Maria Burnham, Paula Grimes, Joanne Dahlgren, Andrea Stidsen, Thomas A.

father:
Paul Piraino

mother:
Domenica (La Macchia) Piraino

spouse:
Theodora M. Merzani

children:
Maria Burnham Piraino

Paula Grimes Piraino

Joanne Dahlgren Piraino

Andrea Stidsen Piraino

Thomas A. Piraino