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William Robert Mcconochie

consultant engineer.

William Robert Mcconochie, American consultant engineer. Member Institute Transportation Engineers, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Mcconochie, William Robert was born on July 7, 1906 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of William Henry and Edith (Fitzpatrick) Mcconochie.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Michigan, 1928.

Career

Engineer, United States Corps Engineers, Rock Island, 1928-1930. Traffic engineer Chicago Surface Lines, 1930-1944. Chief transportation engineer DeLauw, Cather & Company, Chicago, 1944-1961, senior vice-president, director, 1961-1972.

Private consultant; consultant English Channel Tunnel, Bosphorus Straits Bridge, Sydney (Australia), Expressways, Manchester (England) rapid transit study, San Juan (P.R.) rapid transit plans. Guest lecturer University of Illinois, Northwestern University, U. Cincinnati, University of Michigan, U. New South Wales (Australia). Registered profile engineer.

Works

  • Contributor to publications in field.

Membership

Member Institute Transportation Engineers, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Marian Brenckle, July 6, 1935. Children: Jean A., William A., Roger P., Carol Annual.

father:
William Henry Mcconochie

mother:
Edith (Fitzpatrick) Mcconochie

spouse:
Marian Brenckle

children:
Jean A. Mcconochie

William A. Mcconochie

Roger P. Mcconochie

Carol Ann Mcconochie