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RE: Jim Amhrein
- To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
- Subject: RE: Jim Amhrein
- From: "rodrigo lema" <rodrigolema(--nospam--at)softhome.net>
- Date: Sun, 13 Dec 1998 01:52:28 -0200
I take your word, Dennis, and from now on I will
consider him an engineering icon.
Thanks, by the
Jim retired from the Masonry Institute of America (MIA) about four
years ago and is the author of the Masonry Handbook published by MIA. I
believe he is still active although I don't get too much information living
150 miles from Los Angeles where he resides.
He is very fondly held by all of those who practice on
masonry throughout the United States for his fine work on the Handbook which
has become the bible for masonry in the industry as well as his efforts with
SEAOSC for more years than most of use care to admit.
I once had the honor to chair a committee for SEAOSC and
used his office for our meeting (SEAOSC rented space in the MIA building in
Los Angeles before moving to the ICBO building in Whittier). I remember
sitting behind his desk and feeling like I was in the presence of a
With that said, I think you can consider him an
Dennis Wish PE
There is a definition of a structural
engineer posted on the seaint webpage and I think it is signed by Jim
Amhrein. On the other hand, recently I found another reference to
this man on a thread related to masonry (I think). So, just for
curiosity, coul anyone please tell me who is (or was) Jim