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James Townley

'72, '71

Mr. James Townley completed baccalaureate degrees in civil engineering and business administration in 1971 and went on to earn a master's degree in civil engineering in 1972. He has been President of Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr, & Huber of Grand Rapids, Michigan since 1993, a company offering civil, environmental and architectural design and consulting services with annual sales in excess of $20 million and 240 employees. . . .

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Gerald Caspary


Dean Gerald J. Caspary, a 1943 civil engineering graduate of Michigan Tech, was Dean of Michigan Tech's School of Applied Technology and a Professor of Civil Engineering. Jerry was a faculty member in the Department of Civil Engineering from 1946 until 1965. He was made Head of the Department of Applied Technology in 1969 and became the first Dean of the School of Technology in 1975 - a position he held until he retired . . .

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Richard Timmons


Richard G. Timmons earned his baccalaureate degree in civil engineering from Michigan Tech in 1969. Following graduation he served for two years in the U.S. Army. In 1971 he joined Atwell-Hicks, Inc., a full service civil and environmental engineering consulting firm based in southeast Michigan. In his 35 years of service with the company he rose to the level of Vice President and managing principal. He was actively involved . . .