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Alexander Mahon Acheson

Alexander Mahon Acheson, American civil engineer.


  • Acheson, Alexander Mahon was born on July 20, 1858 in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James C. and Mary E. (Mahon) Acheson.

  • Education

    • Student Washington and Jefferson College, 1876-1879.


    • Began as rodman, New York, L.E. & Western Road, 1880. Levelman New York, West Shore & Buffalo R.R., 1881-1883. Transitman P. R.R., 1883-1885.

      Railroad surveys, 1885-1887. Assistant engineer St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway, 1887-1889. Assistant engineer, 1889-1900, resident engineer, at Dallas, Texas, 1900-1906, div. superintendent, since 1906, M.K. & T. Railway of Texas Home: Trinity, Texas.


    • Married Alice Hanna, of Denison, Texas, December 6, 1893.
    • father: James C. Acheson
    • mother: Mary E. (Mahon) Acheson
    • spouse: Alice Hanna
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