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American Society of Mechanical Engineers Politicians

Very incomplete list!

  Mortimer Elwyn Cooley (b. 1855) — also known as Mortimer E. Cooley — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born near Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y., March 28, 1855. Democrat. Engineer; university professor; served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; candidate for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1924. Member, Sigma Phi; Sigma Xi; Freemasons; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Blake Cooley and Achsah Bennett (Griswold) Cooley; married, December 25, 1879, to Caroline Elizabeth Mosely.
  Richard Teller Crane Jr. (1873-1931) — also known as Richard T. Crane, Jr. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 7, 1873. Consul-General for Persia in Chicago, Ill., 1901-12. Episcopalian. Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 7, 1931 (age 58 years, 0 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Teller Crane and Mary Josephine (Prentice) Crane; brother of Charles Richard Crane; married, June 4, 1904, to Florence H. Higinbotham; uncle of Richard Crane.
  Political family: Crane family of Chicago, Illinois.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Allan R. Cullimore (b. 1884) — of South Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill., March 2, 1884. Civil engineer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; Dean, later President, Newark College of Engineering; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Essex County, 1947. Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers; American Chemical Society; Newcomen Society. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Cullimore and Mary Pearce (Joy) Cullimore; married, March 25, 1912, to Edith Van Alst.
Otto E. Eckert Otto E. Eckert (1890-1974) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Mich., January 13, 1890. Republican. Engineer; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1946-61. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Died in 1974 (age about 84 years). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Clara Elizabeth Horning.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Harvey Feldmeier (1871-1936) — of Little Falls, Herkimer County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 27, 1871. Democrat. Engineer; commissioner of public works, Little Falls, 1912-36; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912, 1928. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Sigma Xi; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Elks. Died in 1936 (age about 64 years). Interment at Church Street Cemetery, Little Falls, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Maximilian Feldmeier and Elvire (d'Asnoy) Feldmeier; married, November 24, 1915, to Lela B. Lumley.
  Ralph Edward Flanders (1880-1970) — also known as Ralph E. Flanders — of Springfield, Windsor County, Vt. Born in Barnet, Caledonia County, Vt., September 28, 1880. Republican. Mechanical engineer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee); U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1946-59. Congregationalist. Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Economic Association; United World Federalists. Died in Springfield, Windsor County, Vt., February 19, 1970 (age 89 years, 144 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Summer Hill Cemetery, Springfield, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Wellington Flanders and Mary Lizzie (Gilfillan) Flanders; married, November 1, 1911, to Helen E. Hartness; first cousin twice removed of Alvan Flanders; second cousin twice removed of Francis Durrell Flanders.
  Political family: Flanders family of Vermont (subset of the Four Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Theodore Henry Hinchman (1869-1936) — also known as Theodore H. Hinchman — of Grosse Pointe Farms, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 24, 1869. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War; engineer; village president of Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, 1933-36; died in office 1936. Presbyterian. Member, Sigma Phi; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; American Society of Civil Engineers. Died in Grosse Pointe Farms, Wayne County, Mich., July 16, 1936 (age 67 years, 22 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Marshall Hinchman and Ella Kate (Cropsey) Hinchman; married, October 24, 1885, to Emma McAllen Ballentine; grandson of Theodore Henry Hinchman (1818-1895); great-grandson of Marshall Chapin; first cousin thrice removed of Jeremiah M. DeCamp; second cousin five times removed of Daniel Chapin; third cousin once removed of John W. Chapin.
  Political family: Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Four Thousand Related Politicians).
Flavel S. Luther Flavel Sweeten Luther (1850-1928) — also known as Flavel S. Luther — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn., March 26, 1850. Republican. School teacher; college professor; president, Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., 1904-19; member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1907-08. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Died in 1928 (age about 78 years). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Flavel S. Luther and Jane (Lillie) Luther; married, November 2, 1871, to Isabel Blake Ely.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut
  Spencer Miller Jr. (b. 1891) — of South Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., July 2, 1891. Village president of South Orange, New Jersey, 1944; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Essex County, 1947. Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Alpha Delta Phi; Pi Gamma Mu. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1928 to Margaret Montague Geer.
  Henry Newton Pharr (1872-1966) — Born in New Iberia, Iberia Parish, La., July 19, 1872. Republican. Sugar cane planter; engineer; manufacturer; bank director; candidate for Governor of Louisiana, 1908. Methodist. Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Died October 28, 1966 (age 94 years, 101 days). Interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, New Iberia, La.
  Relatives: Son of John Newton Pharr.
  The city of Pharr, Texas, is named for him.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Samuel Matthews Vauclain (1856-1940) — also known as Samuel M. Vauclain — of Rosemont, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Port Richmond, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 18, 1856. Republican. Locomotive manufacturer; inventor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920. French and Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; American Philosophical Society. Died, of a heart attack, in Rosemont, Montgomery County, Pa., February 4, 1940 (age 83 years, 262 days). Interment at Church of the Redeemer Cemetery, Bryn Mawr, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Constant Vauclain and Mary Ann (Campbell) Vauclain; married, April 17, 1879, to Annie Kearney.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
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