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William Victor Weir

engineer , public utilities executive

William Victor Weir, American engineer, public utilities executive. Recipient honors American Water Works Association: Diven Memorial medal, 1940, Fuller Memorial award, 1943, Goodell prize, 1950.


Weir, William Victor was born on July 18, 1902 in Warren, Indiana, United States. Son of David Hamilton and Anna Florence (Beard) Weir.


Bachelor of Science, Washington University, 1923.


Junior engineer West St. Louis Water & Light Company, 1923-1926. Engineer St. Louis County Water Company, 1926-1927, assistant manager, 1927-1933, chief engineer and superintendent, 1933-1945, vice president, superintendent, 1945-1946, president, general manager since 1946. Superintendent of Missouri Water Company, 1943-1945, vice president, general manager, 1945-1946, president, general manager since 1946.

President Northern Illinois Water Corporation, Illinois Water Service Company, Long Island Water Corporation, Gary-Hobart Water Corporation Chairman St. Louis Metropolitan Plan Association, 1956-1959. Registered engineer, Missouri.


  • Contributor to water supply journals, manuals and periodicals. Home

  • Mosley Road, Creve Coeur, Missouri.


Member American Water Works Association (Vice-President 1949, president, 1950. Member coms.), American Society C.E., Missouri Society Professional Engineers Missouri Association Public Utilities, Missouri Water and Sewerage Conference (past chairman), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Engineers’.


Married Marion Susan Wilson, June 30, 1928. Children: Joan (Mistress W. J. Stradal, Junior.

David Hamilton Weir

Anna Florence (Beard) Weir

Marion Susan Wilson

Joan (Mistress W. J. Stradal Weir

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