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Peter Perla


Mr. Peter G. Perla, a 1938 civil engineering graduate of Michigan Tech, is the retired president of Perla and Stout, P.C. Upon graduation, Peter became a village engineer for Kingsford, Michigan. From 1941 to 1957, he was assistant engineer for Traverse City, Michigan, a career that was interrupted by four years of WWII service in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In 1957, he founded his own civil engineering and land . . .

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Robert Wylie


Mr. Robert C. Wylie, a 1947 civil engineering graduate of Michigan Tech, is Retired President of the Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company in Wausau, Wisconsin, serving in many capacities for the Company for over 40 years. The Wisconsin Valley Improvement Company is a private organization that operates a system of 21 storage reservoirs on the Wisconsin River for the purpose of stream control, regulation and augmentation, . . .

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Raymond Kestner


Raymond C. Kestner, (retired) City Manager/Director Public Works of Houghton, Michigan, graduated from Michigan Tech with a baccalaureate degree in civil engineering in 1955. At Michigan Tech he was a member of the ASCE student chapter, Vice President of the Varsity Club, a member of Kappa Delta Psi, and was a four-year letter winner in varsity hockey. Following graduation he spent two years overseas in the Navy Seabees. . . .