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William Alfred Thayer, American civil engineer, consultant. Decorated Army Commendation medal, Vietnam Commendation medal; recipient Eagle Scout award, 1962.


Thayer, William Alfred was born on November 17, 1945 in Queens, New York, United States. Son of Richard Francis and Irene Teresa (Cody) Thayer.


Associate of Arts in Civil Engineering, Miami-Dade Community College, 1975. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Florida International University, 0179.


Draftsman, City of Coral Gables, Florida, 1964—1967. Technician Florida Department Transportation, Miami, 1968—1978. Engineer, coordinator, 1978—1981.

Engineer Dade County Rapid Transit Systems, 1981—1984. President Thayer & Associates, Inc., engineering consultant Miami, since 1984. Adjunct professor department civil engineering Florida International University, Miami, 1981—1982.

Member executive council, district VI liaison committee Florida Department Transportation. Served United States Army, 1968-1971.


Member of American Society of Civil Engineers, Florida International University Alumni Association (director since 1981, vice president 1983-1984, president since 1984), Florida Utility Liaison Council, Smithsonian Associates, Dade County Safety Council, World Future Society, Monroe County Coordination Council, Dade County Construction Coordination Council, American Institute Steel Construction, American Concrete Institute, Phi Theta Kappa (honorary Theta of Florida chapter).


Married Linda J. Conklin, September 25, 1982.

Richard Francis Thayer

Irene Teresa (Cody) Thayer

Linda J. Conklin