Name: Grace Wilson
Date of Birth / Location: October 15, 1907
Date of Death / Location: February 28, 2005
Education: Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Illinois, 1931; Master's of Science in Architecture, 1942
Professional Organizations & Activities: Worked in Chicago 1931-1941. Member of W.A.C. Air Transport Command, 1944-1945. Moved to Champaign to teach high school, taught university in 1946 with the Department of General Engineering as an instructor. Member of many professional societies and helped organize and advise the student chapter of the Women’s Engineering Society in 1961. First female assistant professor in Engineering at the University of Illinois.
Primary Field: Architect, Engineer
- Co-authored two book: Geometry for Architects and Workbook Problems for Architects in Geometry.