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Daniel Joseph Brumley

Daniel Joseph Brumley, American engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute Elec. Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association (ex-president; Club: Chicago Engineers’.

Background

  • Brumley, Daniel Joseph was born on March 19, 1865 in Putnam Company, Ohio, United States. Son of Joseph and Phillippina (Leffler) Brumley.

  • Education

    • Student Ohio Northern U., Ada, O. C.E., Ohio State University, 1895, honorary Doctor of Engineering, same university, 1934.

    Career

    • 1 son, David Joseph. Entered railway engineering service, June 18, 1895, as assistant section foreman, L. & N. R.R., Evansville, Indiana. Associate engineer Columbus and Hocking Coal & Iron Company, New Straitsville, O., August-December 1896. With L. & N. R.R. successively as assistant supervisor, Belleville, Illinois, section foreman, Evansville, Indiana, rodman, Louisville, Kentucky, assistant engineer, Clarksville, Tennessee and Louisville, Kentucky, until 1901.

      Engineer maintenance of way, National Railway of Mexico, September and October 1901. Roadmaster L. & N. R.R., Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 1901-1904. Div. engineer Indiana Southern R.R., 1904-1905.

      Principal assistant engineer, I.C.R.R. and Yazoo & Mississippi Valley R.R., 1905-1910, engineer of construction, 1910-1913. Engineer maintenance of way, I.C. and Y. & M.V. rys., April-November 1913, and continued with same roads as assistant chief engineer, 1913-1914, valuation engineer, 1914-1918 and chief corporate engineer (director valuation work), 1918-1920. Chief engineer in charge of electrifying Chicago Terminal, I.C.R.R., 1920-1935, reitred and pensioned by rr. company.

      Consulting engineer, Itabira Railroad Company, Brazil. Ex-president Flossmoor (Illinois) State Bank. Private Co.A, 14th Infantry Ohio National Guard, 1893-1895.

      Ex-president of the board School District Northern 161, Cook County, Illinois, 1921-1929. Ex-president of the board Village of Flossmoor, Illinois, 1924-1927. Served as justice of peace, Town of Rich, Cook Company, Illinois, since 1925.

      Chairman Cook County Work Relief Committee, 1933-1934. Chairman State Advisory Committee I.E.R.C., 1934-1935.

    Works

    • Author: Preparation and Care of a Vegetable Garden (with Thomas G. Grier and Fred Menge), 1918.

    Politics

    When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Everybody can reach the love of God. Salvation is for everyone who turns to God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute Elec. Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association (ex-president. Club: Chicago Engineers’.

    Connections

    • Married Susanna Pinkerton Lytle, of Deshler, O., September 1, 1908.
    • father: Joseph Brumley
    • mother: Phillippina (Leffler) Brumley
    • spouse: Susanna Pinkerton Lytle
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    Born March 19, 1865
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