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William Stubbs James

engineer.

William Stubbs James, American engineer. Fellow American Physical Society; Member American Society Testing Materials, A.S. Mechanical Engineering Society Automotive Engineers (life.

Background

James, William Stubbs was born on September 3, 1892 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph Francis and Sarah (Stubbs) James.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, (C.L.) George Washington University, 1917.

Career

Aid to physicist in charge power plant section, Bureau of Standards, heat div., 1911-1924. Testing engineer, Hupp Motor Car Company, Detroit, 1924. Assistant technologist, Associate Oil Corporation, San Francisco, 1924-1926.

With Studebaker corporation, South Bend, 1926-1945, as research engineer, 1926-1937, chief engineer, 1937-1945. Director research Ford Motor Company, 1945-1948. Vice president research and engineering Fram Corporation, 1948-1955.

Owner William S. James & Associates Research, engineering consultant, since 1956. Consultant civilian advisory committee Ordnance Department, United States Army, 1958-1963.

Works

  • Contributor articles professional mags.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Society Testing Materials, A.S. Mechanical Engineering Society Automotive Engineers (life. Clubs: Bloomfield Open Hunt.

Connections

Married Rose Ramsay, June 26, 1920. Children: Patricia Barbara, William Ramsay.

father:
Joseph Francis James

mother:
Sarah (Stubbs) James

spouse:
Rose Ramsay

children:
Patricia Barbara James

William Ramsay James