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William Brown Doddridge

William Brown Doddridge, American capitalist.


  • Doddridge, William Brown was born on October 19, 1848 in Circleville, Ohio, United States. Son of Nathaniel Willis and Annie E. (Brown) Doddridge.

  • Education

    • Education common schools, Columbus, Ohio.


    • Telegraph messenger and operator, 1862-1866. Entered railway service, 1866, with Pittsburgh, Columbus & Cincinnati R.R. Went to U.P., 1867, becoming a div. superintendent, 1878, general superintendent Idaho div., 1881-1884.

      Business manager Anaconda Copper Smelting Company, 1884-1886. Div. superintendent Mo.P. Railway, 1886-1889. General manager St. Louis, Arkansas & Texas R.R., 1889-1891, and of its successor, St. Louis, Southwestern Railway, 1891-1893.

      General manager Mo.P. Railway System, 1893-1900. Address: 3965 Westminster Place, St. Louis.


    • Married Frances L. Barnum, 1870.
    • father: Nathaniel Willis Doddridge
    • mother: Annie E. (Brown) Doddridge
    • spouse: Frances L. Barnum
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    Born October 19, 1848