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Walter Ball Giles

researcher , mechanical engineer

Walter Ball Giles, American mechanical engineer, researcher. Recipient Industrial Research and Development award, 1980. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations, United States Air Force, 1950-1951.; Member Schenectady General Electric Engineering and Scientists Association, Elfun Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Giles, Walter Ball was born on June 1, 1924 in Middletown, New York, United States. Son of William Edward and Virginia (Ball) Giles.

Education

Biomedical Engineering, Stevens Institute, 1949. S.M. Entertainment in Mech.Engring., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950. Fluid mechanical engineer General Electric Company, Schenectady, 1951-1957, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1957-1960, staff engineer, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1960-1964, project engineer, Schenectady, 1964-1971, mechanical engineer corporation research and development, Schenectady, since 1971.

Patentee in field.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations, United States Air Force, 1950-1951. Member Schenectady General Electric Engineering and Scientists Association, Elfun Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Marian George, April 13, 1952. Children– Edward William, Kathryn Diane.

father:
William Edward Giles

mother:
Virginia (Ball) Giles

spouse:
Marian George

children:
Edward William Giles

Kathryn Diane Giles