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William Lewis Breckinridge

William Lewis Breckinridge, American civil engineer.

Background

  • Breckinridge, William Lewis was born on June 29, 1857 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Marcus P. and Lucy (Long) Breckinridge.

  • Education

    • C.E, Washington University, St. Louis, 1879, honorary Master of Arts, 1906.

    Career

    • Began in engineering department C.,B.&Q. R.R., 1879, and became engineer of maintenance of way, 1900.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Connections

    • Married Irene Waples, October 15, 1891.
    • father: Marcus P. Breckinridge
    • mother: Lucy (Long) Breckinridge
    • spouse: Irene Waples
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    Died July 11, 1929
    (aged 72)
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