Buckley, Jack Boyd

From Astro-Databank
Jump to: navigation, search
Name
Buckley, Jack Boyd Gender: M
born on 6 February 1926 at 02:30 (= 02:30 AM )
Place Fort Wayne, Indiana, 41n08, 85w08
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 16°49' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 21°23 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 09°16'



Biography

American civil engineer and building consultant who played a major role in the construction of numerous high-rise buildings and amusement parks throughout the world, including Pennzoil Place and Greenway Plaza in Houston, Texas. He was also involved in the design of the air conditioning system of the Astrodome. He had a role in the mechanical design of 11 of the 100 tallest buildings in the world, and 25 percent of the tallest buildings in the United States. In addition to air conditioning, Buckley's expertise was in electrical systems. Buckley also helped to write many national engineering standards and building codes and served accordingly as chairman of the Houston General Appeals Board and the Engineer's Council of Houston. He died on 9 October 2007 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, aged 81.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana Archives.

Categories

  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 81)
  • Vocation : Building Trades : Construction work
  • Vocation : Engineer : Civil
  • Vocation : Engineer : Electrical