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George Van Trump Burgess

George Van Trump Burgess, American consultant engineer. Member American Institute Cons. Engineers.


  • Burgess, George Van Trump was born on March 13, 1903 in Pittsburgh. Son of George Heckman and Harriet (Van Trump) Burgess.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Yale, 1925. E.D. (honorary), Case Institute Technology, 1950.


    • Field clerk Eire R.R., Wanaque, New Jersey, 1925-1926. Resident engineer G., M. & N. R.R., Jackson, Mississippi, 1926-1927. Field engineer, structural designer Dwight P. Robinson & Company at American Rolling Mill Company, Middletown, O., 1927-1929.

      Construction manager F.H. McGraw & Company. New York City, 1929-1931. Accoustical construction engineering Elec.

      Research Products, Inc., New York City, 1931-1934, vice president, 1934-1938, commercial relations manager, 1938-1941. General manager General Service Studios, Long Island City, New York, senior staff engineer Coverdale & Colpitts, New York City, 1941-1942, partner, 1943-1969.


    Member American Institute Cons. Engineers.


    • Married Helen G. Steers, June 6, 1930. Children: Claire Louise (Mistress.
    • father: George Heckman Burgess
    • mother: Harriet (Van Trump) Burgess
    • spouse: Helen G. Steers
    • child: Claire Louise (Mrs Burgess
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    Born March 13, 1903
    Died March, 1979
    (aged 75)