Phillips, Alfred Edward

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Alfred Edward Phillips Soundex Code P412

Alfred Edward Phillips, Civil Engineer

Born: Rouses Point, New York on Thursday, June 18, 1863.

Son of: John Phillips and Jane Annie Phillips, nee: Jane Annie Irwin

Education: A.B. and C.E. Union University, Schenectady, New York 1887; 1887, A.M. 1890; Ph.D. 1894.

Marriage: Lizzie Phillips, nee: Lizzie Langdon of Lafayette, Indiana, Wednesday, June 19, 1895.

Daughters: Jane Ann Langdon Phillips, Laura Langdon Phillips

Professor Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 1887-94.

In private practice, specializing in sewers, water works, street paving, irrigation, etc. at Indianapolis, Indiana, 1894-9.

Was also acting professor of bridge and hydraulic engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1895-6.

Professor of Civil Engineering Armour Institute of Technology, since 1899.

Author: Stresses in Bridges and Roof Trusses, 1901; Plane Surveying,, 1904; Highway Construction, (with A.H. Byrne), 1904; Masonry Construction, (with A.H. Byrne), 1904; Irrigation, 1907;Alfred Edward Phillips



Member: American Society of Civil Engineers,

Fraternities: Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, and Phi Delta Theta

Club: University Club

Residence: 1240 W. Morse Avenue

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1911 page 537.