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consultant , rail transportation executive

Wilfred Glenn Ambrose, American rail transportation executive, consultant. Achievements include patents for analytic tester; development of computer algorithms, computer generated coordinator structure for involute profile form design. Named Honorary Engineer, Grand Canyon Railway, 1989. Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Gear Research Institute.

Background

Ambrose, Wilfred Glenn was born on January 2, 1916 in Emporia, Kansas, United States. Son of Burton Roy and Ethel May Ambrose.

Education

Student, University Arizona.

Career

Draftsman Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, 1940—1941, designer, 1946—1948. Locomotive engineman Santa Fe Railway, Winslow, Arizona, 1942—1946, locomotive engineer, 1948—1968, assistant superintendent air brake department Topeka, 1968—1978. Manager consultant Association American R.R., Chicago, 1978—1980.

Owner, gear consultant Precision Control Systems, Glendale, Arizona, from 1980. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for analytic tester. Development of computer algorithms, computer generated coordinator structure for involute profile form design.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Gear Research Institute.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Model building.

Connections

Married Ida Marie Ambrose, November 30, 1939. 1 child Roy David.

father:
Burton Roy

mother:
Ethel May Ambrose

spouse:
Ida Marie Ambrose

child:
Roy David Ambrose