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industrial designer

W. Dorwin Teague, Industrial designer. Recipient Best Design of Year award, Industrial Design Institute, 1960, Best Product Design of Year award, American Iron and Steel Institute, 1969.

Background

Teague, W. Dorwin was born on July 2, 1910 in New York City. Son of Walter Dorwin and Cecilia (Fehon) Teague.

Education

Student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1931.

Career

Director production design, Walter Dorwin Teague Associations, New York City, 1935-1942; head of research, engineering department, Bendix Aviation Corporation, Teterboro, New Jersey, 1942-1952; partner, Walter Dorwin Teague Associations, New York City, 1952-1967; president, Dorwin Teague Inc., Nyack, New York, since 1967.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field

    • contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate, Pioneer award 1981). Member Amateur Yacht Research Society (United States organizer 1965-1974), New York Yacht Club, Cruising Club American, Classic Car Club American (honorary), Marmon Automobile Club (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, skiing, birding, hiking.

Connections

Married Rita Lynn (divorced 1938). Children: Walter Dorwin III, Lewis. Married Harriette Barnard, December 29, 1939.

1 child, Harry.

father:
Walter Dorwin Teague

mother:
Cecilia (Fehon) Teague

spouses:
Rita Lynn

Harriette Barnard

children:
Walter Dorwin III Teague

Lewis Teague

Harry Teague