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John Quincy Barlow

John Quincy Barlow, American civil engineer.


  • Barlow, John Quincy was born on November 11, 1861 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Son of Daniel Sanford and Charity Whittemore (Johnson) Barlow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Worcester Poly Institute, 1882.


    • Assistant engineer N.P. R.R., 1882-1887. Div. engineer United Pacific Railroad, 1887-1892. Chief engineer railroad and irrigation developments, 1892-1898.

      Div. engineer Idaho div. Oregon S.L. Railway, 1898-1903. Chief engineer Western Maryland.

      R.R., 1903-1908; chief of department of maintenance, S.P.R.R., 1908-1919. Regional engineer United States R.R. Administration 1919-1923. Construction engineering, San Francisco, since 1923.

      Chief engineer Utah Construction Company.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    • Married Kate Ethel Newitt, of Salt Lake City, Utah, February 10, 1900. Children: William Newitt, John Joseph.
    • father: Daniel Sanford Barlow
    • mother: Charity Whittemore (Johnson) Barlow
    • spouse: Kate Ethel Newitt
    • children: William Newitt Barlow
    • John Joseph Barlow
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