William G. Street, who retired in 1981 after 10 years as a National Bureau of Standards engineer, died Tuesday of cancer at his home on Wingate Road in Timonium. He was 74.
A Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Street will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Roman Catholic Church of the Nativity, 1800 Vista Lane, Timonium.
He retired from the Technical Analysis Division of the bureau's Institute for Applied Technology in Gaithersburg.
Earlier, he had been a Washington representative for the Bell Aerospace Co. and Martin Marietta Corp. He began working at Martin's in 1939 as a flight test engineer. He remained with the company until 1943, returning to it between 1945 and 1950 and again between 1953 and 1967.
The native of the District of Columbia earned an aeronautical engineering degree at Catholic University in 1938 and did wind-tunnel research for a year for the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics.
He was an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a member of the Operations Research Society of America.
He is survived by his wife, the former Stella Malewski; three daughters, Kathryn L. Eisenhardt of Castine, Maine, Karen E. Street of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Kimberly Street Lennon of Tucson, Ariz.; two sons, W. David Street of Annapolis and Thomas G. Street of Houston; a brother, Lloyd J. Street of Fripp Island, N.C.; and nine grandchildren.
The family suggested memorial contributions to the St. Joseph Hospital Home Hospice Care program.