Party affiliation: Republican
Edwin Ruthven Weeks, American humanitarian. awarded medal “For Humanity,” by Mass. member firm of Weeks & Kendall, 1902.; Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers; member American Academy Political and Social Science. President Humane Society of Kansas City; member Civil Service Reform Association; member Jury of Awards, St. Louis Exposition, 1890.
Superintendent, manager, general manager Vice-President (at all times managing director), Kansas City Electric Light Company and Edison Electric Light & Power Company of Kansas City, Missoury, 1882-1900. During same period also construction engineering for many interests. Sold electric light and power properties of Kansas City, 1900.
Practiced alone as construction engineering, 1900-1902. Became senior member firm of Weeks & Kendall, 1902.
Born December 25, 1855