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Daniel Bontecou

Daniel Bontecou, American civil engineer. Member Missouri Board Industrial Preparedness, 1916.

Background

  • Bontecou, Daniel was born on September 14, 1851 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Ely and Caroline (Thayer) Bontecou.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, College City of New York, 1871 (Phi Beta Kappa).

    Career

    • Civ. engineer on public works, New York, 1871-1881. Private practice, Kansas City, Missoury, 1881-1890. Chief engineer Kansas City, Fort Scott & Memphis R.R. and associate companies, 1890-1901.

      Construction engineering, 1901-1918. Engaged in government work, 1918 (retired). Principal works: Cable rys. of Washington, District of Columbia, and Kansas City, Missoury, also various bridges and industrial plants.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member Missouri Board Industrial Preparedness, 1916.

    Connections

    • Married Nathalie Holdrege, October 7, 1885.
    • father: William Ely Bontecou
    • mother: Caroline (Thayer) Bontecou
    • spouse: Nathalie Holdrege
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