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Louis "Pop" Illmer, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1877
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 1958
Cortland County
New York, USA

Louis Jr. Illmer 'Pop' was born on Jul 17 1877 in St.Louis,St.Louis,Mo. He died on Jul 18 1958 in Cortland,Cortland,Ny. He was buried about Jul 20 1958 in Cortld Cem,Cortland,Ny. He married Lillian Winifred "Win" Rogers "Nana" on Aug 7 1906 in Corry,Erie,Pa, and resided at 162 Owen Av., Lansdowne, Pa.

Louise Illmer, Jr, Life & Career Accomplishments:

Louis Illmer Jr was born in St. Louis, Mo., July 19, 1877: son of Louis and Emmy (Haverland) Illmer; M.E., 1901. Cornell Univ.; post-grad., Roval Poly., Berlin, Germany; married in Corry, Pa., Aug. 7, 1906, Miss Lillian Winifred Rogers.

Children: Gustav II., Elizabeth Emily, Alexandra Winifred.

He was a construction engineer for the Brown Ferrier Co., Philadelphia; Gas and Oil Engine Expert and Inventor; Engine designer, De la Vergne Mach. Co., New York, 1902-05; in charge of gas engine design, Cornell Univ., 1905-00; gas and oil engine expert, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1900-09; chief engr, gas power dept.

Reading Iron Co.(developed Illmer gas engine), 1910-15; chief engr with Simon Lake, submarine expert, Milford, Conn, (perfected designs and patents for submarine oil engines), 1915-17; chief engr, American Whaley Engine Co., Boston (designs for cargo ship engines), 1917-38; same, with headquarters at Southward Foundry & Mach. Co. Works, Philadelphia, since 1918. Pres., lllmer Gas Engine Co., and recently developed the lllmer Impulsion Fuel Pump for direct-injection oil engines.

Took out twenty United States patents, principally connected with large gas and oil engine improvements, as indicated above; has done much research work in this field.

Wrote: "Modification of the Perfect Heat Engine Formula" (Franklin Inst.), 1904; "Two- vs. Four-Stroke Cycle Gas Engines" (The Engineer), 1907; "Oil Engine Vaporizer Proportions" (A.S.M.E.), 1915; "Bearing Design Constants" (Power), 1916; "Heat Flow Through Cylinder Walls" (S.A.E.). 1018; "Cross Current Predeterminations from Crank Effort Diagrams" (A.S.M.E.), 1917; "Engineering Features of the Whaley Marine Engine" (Rudder), Oct., 3919; "Experiences with Large tenter-Crank Shafts" (A.S.M.E.), 1920; "Porting and Charging of Two-Stroke Oil Engines" (A.S.M.E.), 1921: "Technical Aspects of the lllmer Impulsion Fuel Pump (privately published). Mem. A.S.M.E., Soc. of Automotive Engrs, A.A. A.S., Sigma Xi. 
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  Lillian Winifred Rogers Illmer (1880 - 1953)
  Gustav H. Illmer (1907 - 1925)*
  Alexandra Winifred Illmer Forsythe (1918 - 1980)*
*Calculated relationship
Cortland Rural Cemetery
Cortland County
New York, USA
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Record added: Jan 20, 2011
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Louis Pop Illmer, Jr
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Louis Pop Illmer, Jr
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