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James Churchill Boyd

James Churchill Boyd, American civil engineer.


  • Boyd, James Churchill was born on August 19, 1871 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Samuel Stillman and Harriet E. (Churchill) Boyd.

  • Education

    • Student Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1889-1892.


    • Engineer on location and construction of railroad, sewer and waterworks, 1891-1897. Div. engineer in charge design and construction Boston Elevated Railway, including terminal stations and shops, 1897-1902. Engineer in charge new construction and maintenance, Bangor & Aroostook R.R., 1902.

      With Westinghouse, Church, Kerr & Company as construction engineering, chief engineer, Vice-President and director, 1902-1920. Vice president, treasurer and director F. H. McGraw & Company, New York, 1929-1931. Now consulting engineer, private practice, Portland, Maine Vice president. and director National Bank of Commerce.

      Director The Boyd Corporation. Director Thomas Laughlin Company, Portland, Maine Home: 231 Woodfords St., Portland, Maine Office: 35 Exchange St., Portland Master of Engineering‡.


    • Married Ada Y,erxa, September 5, 1895.
    • father: Samuel Stillman Boyd
    • mother: Harriet E. (Churchill) Boyd
    • spouse: Ada Y
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    Born August 19, 1871