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REID, GEORGE WILLARD: 1917-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., George Willard Reid was born on Dec. 17, 1917, the son of Lloyd W. and page: [504][View Page [504]] Elsie Gravedinkel Reid. He received the degrees of B.S. in 1942 and C.E. in 1950 from Purdue University and the S.M. degree in 1943 from Harvard University. He married Barbara Ricks on Feb. 21, 1944, and they had four children: Judy, George, Andy, and Carter. Reid taught at Purdue University, 1942-43; the University of Florida, 1943-44; and Georgia Institute of Technology, 1946-50. He was a sanitary engineer for the Indiana Health Department, 1944-45, and the U.S. Public Health Service, 1945-46. He began teaching civil engineering at the University of Oklahoma in 1950 where he became department chairman in 1959.

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