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William Roy Glidden

engineer.

William Roy Glidden, American engineer. Member Highway; Member American Society of Civil Engineers (vice president 1951-1952, president 1955), National Society Professional Engineers, American Concrete Institute, American Association State Highway Officials, Southeastern Association State Highway Officials, Virginia Society Professional Engineers (founder), Sigma Xi.

Background

Glidden, William Roy was born on March 7, 1889 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Meyers and Sarah Elizabeth (Grant) Glidden.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1912.

Career

1 son, Robert Thorwald. Engineer B.&M. R.R., Massachusetts Highway Commission, Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board, 1912-1916. Assistant bridge engineer Virginia Department Highways, 1916, bridge engineer, 1917-1952, assistant chief engineer from 1952.

Faculty department engineering Virginia Mechanics Institute, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of Virginia, 1918-1944.

Membership

Member Highway; Member American Society of Civil Engineers (vice president 1951-1952, president 1955), National Society Professional Engineers, American Concrete Institute, American Association State Highway Officials, Southeastern Association State Highway Officials, Virginia Society Professional Engineers (founder), Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Helen Louise Hansen, August 17, 1912.

father:
William Meyers Glidden

mother:
Sarah Elizabeth (Grant) Glidden

spouse:
Helen Louise Hansen