Charles A. Newhall
NEWHALL, HARVEY, POWELL
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Date: 9/4/2013 at 05:39:15
Newhall, Charles Abbot, University Station; res. 6303 21st Av., N.E., Seattle, Wash.
Chemical engineer; born Postville, Iowa, March 6, 1882; son of Charles S. and Catherine A. (Harvey) Newhall; of American ancestors since time of the Mayflower; father served in Civil War, and was author and teacher of note; educated Berkeley, California, High School; B.Sc in Chemistry, University of California, 1905; Psi Upsilon; married in Seattle, Wash., 1910, to Esterve M. Powell; one son: William David. Held various positions in cement and lime industry, having held positions from sampler to chief chemist and chemical engineer in charge of operations, 1904-1910; operating engineer, Charles A. Newhall Co., Inc., chemists, assayers, inspection engineers, covering a wide range of subjects from the routine analysis of plant control to consultation and supervision of important engineering and industrial projects, Seattle, Wash, since 1910, and also president, same company. Author "Growth of the Cement Industry on the Pacific Coast", "Strength of Highway Surfacing", "Disintegration of Concrete Railway Tunnel-Lining", proc. Pacific Northwest Society Engineers, and abstracted in principal publications of other societies. City Council, Concrete, Wash., two terms; served on numerous local political committees; member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, A.A.E.; director Pacific Northwest Society Engineers; Mason; Elk. Recreation: Gardening.
~Who's Who in Engineering; by John W. Leonard, 1925; pgs 1533-1534
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