My ambition is to become an engineer. It is not just an ambition but i want it to become a reality to my life. It is true that years of hard work are required to become an engineer, but after of three years of college studying engineering, you can make good money. In fact, engineering is one of the few fields that let you earn good pay after only three years.
Wickemeyer registered for the draft in New York City on 23rd Mayand his draft card was subsequently sent on to the Draft Board for the 6th Precinct of Richmond, Indiana, the city of his home address. Census entries of, and ; his marriage record and his WWII draft card.
The family home was wrecked in the resultant explosion and both Ezra and the two workers were injured. The house, which was located at South Third street in Richmond, Indiana was severely gutted by the explosion, as shown in a surviving photograph of the aftermath.
Wickemeyer must have had a good ear for music and head for figures. Census entry records him as a bookkeeper in a piano factory back in Richmond.
He married Katherine M. Helmich on 29th September The original ancestor of the company was a small piano factory founded by Alsatian immigrant George M.
Trayser in Indianapolis, Indiana in Trayser subsequently transferred business to Ohio, first Ripley aroundand then Hamilton, in The firm had a convenient working relationship with the St.
Louis based Jesse French Co.
InLumsden and Gennett began merger negotiations with the Starr brothers, culminating in the formation of the Starr Piano Co. ByHenry Gennett, along with his sons Harry, Clarence and Fred were running the company, which became a national leader in the piano manufacturing and retail industry.
In fact, history was made several times in this single storey shed, which was witness to the first sounds of King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, the Dodds brothers and Bix Beiderbecke to be captured on record.
He also made seventeen piano solos insixteen of which were released. As chief sound engineer, E. Wickemeyer went to great pains to achieve the correct balance in the sessions he worked on. When this was achieved, the sessions proceeded, with three masters, or sometimes four, being made for each tune recorded.
The master deemed to be the best was selected and the remainder were usually destroyed, much to the absolute dismay and disgust of modern day collectors. Despite his painstaking adjustments, Ezra Wickemeyer was well regarded by the musicians he recorded. You had to be pretty patient sitting through all the playbacks.
But nobody minded since recording was such a new thing to everybody. Harry Gennett was very angry about this treatment of his chief recording engineer when he heard about the incident, and Wickemeyer subsequently returned.
However, this is very harsh, considering that the Richmond Gennett-Starr studio was a far smaller operation, with less staff, less facilities and less material at its disposal than the New York branch, or the main companies in the business such as Victor or Columbia.
Also, the latter two companies secured exclusive contracts with their artists, whereas in Richmond, Gennett were reliant on musicians passing through, or making the long trip from Chicago or elsewhere. He may also have done some work in the hat industry, as the following appeared in the Classified Ads Wanted section of the The Laurette Manufacturing Company in two issues of The Vidette Messenger in November A profitable, permanent position, all year round.
If you are interested and can qualify write E. Wickemeyer, Grove street, Blue Island, Ill.
On 21st NovemberWickemeyer and Edward A. Patent 1, on 12th May Byaccording to his census entry, Wickemeyer had moved to Chicago and was still working as a recording engineer, but by this time he was in the moving pictures industry.
His nephews recalled that he worked in a firm that produced early colour film, and this work involved testing the equipment outdoors.
He also worked for Brunswick for several years. The Wickemeyers moved to Cincinnati shortly afterwards, where Ezra initially worked for Wright Aeronautical until This plant was located on the same site where General Electric stands today. Wickemeyer subsequently joined The Dracket Company, which was a chemical firm.The Bellman Award is given for distinguished career contributions to the theory or application of automatic control.
It is the highest recognition of professional achievement for US control systems engineers and scientists. (), American aeronautical engineer who worked with his brother, Orville Wright, to build and fly the first airplane.
Wilbur, the elder of the two Words; 4 Pages; Lirerary Paper On Norman Mailer High School and entered Harvard University in , where he studied aeronautical engineering. Name: Pete Fowler Email: at ntlworld' Years_at_school: 62 Date: 29 Apr Time: Comments.
Yesterday's Guardian carried an obituary notice for Fred Bilson, one of the English Department's star cast in the middle and late s. If you have an ambition, you can pursue it all your life and you are never tired. It drives you on and on quite tirelessly. It is necessary to . What is now Middlesex University was originally a vision for a People's University: A polytechnic that would unite science, society and creativity, theory and practice, gas engineers and sociologists.
The dynamic centre for this vision was Enfield College of Technology, a cluster of utilitarian buildings hidden behind houses, factories, shops and public houses on Hertford Road at Ponders End.
THE WAUPACA COUNTY POST. July 26, Guyants’ Lives Center on the History of the Waupaca Area. By Loren F.
Sperry Wayne Guyant and his wife, Alta, share their home in Waupaca’s Chain O’ Lakes area with cats, birds and books. Not your run-of-the-mill books; these are ring-binder books, in the hundreds, that are jammed full of the history of Waupaca County and much of the rest of.