Henry Townley Heald
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Henry Townley Heald (1904–1975) was the president of Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT).
Career [ edit ]
Heald was president of Armour Institute of Technology from 1938 to 1940, when it became Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT). He is credited with bringing architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to Chicago in 1938 to direct IIT's architecture program. He led a team that investigated the idea of a research institute on the west coast and made proposals that would result in the creation of SRI International.
Legacy [ edit ]
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- A film clip "Longines Chronoscope with Dr. Henry T. Heald (September 15, 1952)" is available at the Internet Archive
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