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Cooke, Morris Llewellyn

Sondra Van Meter McCoy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social Sciences; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 845 words.

Cooke, Morris Llewellyn (11 May 1872–05 March 1960), consulting management engineer, was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, one of eight children born to William Harvey Cooke, a physician, and...

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Cooley, Mortimer Elwyn

John W. Servos.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 1288 words.

Cooley, Mortimer Elwyn (28 March 1855–25 August 1944), engineer and educator, was born near Canandaigua, New York, the son of Albert Blake Cooley and Achsah Bennett Griswold, farmers. After...

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Jones, Sir (Bennett) Melvill (1887–1975), university teacher and aeronautical engineer

W. A. Mair.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Education. 856 words.

Jones, Sir (Bennett) Melvill (1887–1975), university teacher and aeronautical engineer, was born in Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, Cheshire, on 28 January 1887, the elder son and eldest of three...

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Kingsbury, Albert

Peter Liebhold.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Engineering and Technology; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 1371 words.

Kingsbury, Albert (23 December 1862–28 July 1943), inventor, mechanical engineer, and professor of engineering, was born at Goose Lake near Morris, Illinois, the son of Lester Wayne...

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McMahon, Thomas A.

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Biological Sciences; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 845 words.

McMahon, Thomas A. (21 April 1943–14 February 1999), writer and educator, was born in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Howard Oldford McMahon, a physical chemist, and Lucille Nelson McMahon, a...

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Prager, William

Daniel C. Drucker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Mathematics. 1173 words.

Prager, William (23 May 1903–16 March 1980), professor of engineering and applied mathematics, was born in Karlsruhe, Germany, the son of Willy Prager and Helen Kimmel. In 1925 he received...

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Preston, Joseph Henry [Harry] (1911–1985), aeronautical engineer and university teacher

John K. Harvey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Education. 659 words.

Preston, Joseph Henry [Harry] (1911–1985), aeronautical engineer and university teacher, was born on 1 March 1911 at Swinescales, Hutton Soil, Greystoke, near Penrith, Cumberland, the son...

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Pye, Sir David Randall (1886–1960), mechanical engineer and academic administrator

O. A. Saunders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Organization and Management of Education. 707 words.

Pye, Sir David Randall (1886–1960), mechanical engineer and academic administrator, was born on 29 April 1886 in Hampstead, London, the sixth of the seven children of William Arthur Pye,...

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Robertson, Andrew (1883–1977), mechanical engineer and academic administrator

Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Organization and Management of Education. 780 words.

Robertson, Andrew (1883–1977), mechanical engineer and academic administrator, was born on 30 January 1883 at Fleetwood, Lancashire, the youngest in the family of five sons and one daughter...

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Soderberg, C. Richard

Bruce E. Seely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 1752 words.

Soderberg, C. Richard (03 February 1895–17 October 1979), mechanical engineer and educator, was born Carl Richard Soderberg in Ulvöhamn, Sweden, the son of Jonas Axel Soderberg, a...

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