August Mencken Jr.

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August Mencken Jr.
Born(1889-02-18)February 18, 1889
DiedMay 19, 1967(1967-05-19) (aged 78)
NationalityAmerican
Known forCivil Engineer, Author
Notable workThe Railroad Passenger Car; An Illustrated History of the First Hundred Years
RelativesHenry Louis Mencken, Brother
August Mencken Sr., Father

August Mencken (February 18, 1889 – May 19, 1967) was an American civil engineer and author. He was the younger brother of Henry Louis Mencken, and the son of cigar magnate August Mencken Sr.

Works[edit]

  • First-class Passenger (1938)
  • By the Neck; A Book of Hangings (1942)
  • The Railroad Passenger Car; An Illustrated History of the First Hundred Years (1957)
  • The Fair Chanteuse, or, Science is Here to Stay (1958)
  • The Reluctant Bride; A Romance (1960)
  • Designing and Building the Great Pyramid (1963)