Mr. John A. Focht, Jr.
1923-2010
Mr. John A. Focht Emeritus
Senior Consultant , McClelland Engineers, Inc.
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  • 1986
  • Civil
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  • 1986
  • Civil
Memorial Tribute

BY WILLIAM F. MARCUSON III

JOHN ARNOLD FOCHT, JR., of Houston, Texas, the highly esteemed consulting geotechnical engineer and 1990 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) president died October 22, 2010. He was 87.

John was born in Rockwall, ...

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Election Citation
For developing innovative, practical methods of designing piles subject to extreme loads and heavy mat foundations on deep soil formations.