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Wanderer Far Afield Before Joining Faculty

Harry Bouchard
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Wanderer Far Afield Before Joining Faculty

HARRY Bouchard combines practical experience with his teaching 
ability to make himself a popular teacher in the College of Engineering, where he is Associate Professor of Geodesy and Surveying. 

Graduating from Michigan with the Engineering Class of 1911, he 
caught that disease peculiar to engineers known as the "itching foot,"
 moving fourteen times in his first seven years out of school. A great 
deal of his time was spent in the South on hydroelectric construction
 and railroad work.

In 1918 he became Assistant Professor of Geodesy 
and Surveying on the Engineering faculty, remaining until 1925 when
 a recurrence of the aforementioned disease took him to China as
 Professor of Engineering at Pei Yang University for three years.

turning by way of Europe, he rejoined the faculty here in 1928 and 
was named Associate Professor the next year. Professor Bouchard
 wrote the section on surveying in O'Rourke's "General Engineering 
Handbook" and is at present a member of a committee working for
 triangulation for the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is a
 member of that society, the Michigan Engineering Society, Tau Beta
 Pi, Sigma Xi and Triangle. Late afternoons usually find him in the
 University Club engaged in mortal combat over the chessboard with
 Professor John S. Worley—and usually the winner.