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acoustical engineer

Wallace Waterfall, acoustical engineer. Recipient 1st gold medal Acoustical Society American, 1954. Fellow American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi; member Tau Beta Pi.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Background

Waterfall, Wallace was born on May 27, 1900 in Columbia City, Indiana, United States. Son of William H. and Zadie (Wallace) Waterfall.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1923, Engineering Physicist, 1931.

Career

1 son, Wallace Knapp. Acoustical engineer, director research Celotex Corporation, 1925-1942. With div. of war research Columbia, 1943-1947.

Director research Celotex Corporation 1947-1949. Secretary Acoustical Society American, 1929-1969, treasurer, from 1969. Executive secretary Acoustical Materials Association, 1949-1968.

Secretary governing board American Institute Physics, 1946-1949, executive secretary, 1949-1958, secretary, treasurer, 1958-1964, secretary, deputy director, 1964-1967, secretary, from 1967.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi. Member Tau Beta Pi.; Club: Cosmos (Washington).

Connections

Married Fern Riley, December 24, 1923.

father:
William H. Waterfall

mother:
Zadie (Wallace) Waterfall

spouse:
Fern Riley