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Henry Jackson Burt

Henry Jackson Burt, American civil engineer. Mason.


  • Burt, Henry Jackson was born on February 6, 1873 in Urbana, Illinois, United States. Son of Henry Jackson and Isabelle (Dunlap) Burt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in C.E., University of Illinois, 1896, C.E., 1914.


    • Draftsman, 1896-1899. Railroad surveys and construction, 1900. Assistant professor civil engineering, Iowa State College, 1901.

      Designer, estimator and office manager, American Bridge Company, Salt Lake City, and Denver, 1901-1911. Consultant structural engineer for Holabird & Roche, architects, Chicago, since 1911, also general practice as consultant, since 1921. Major Quartermaster Corps., Construction Division, United States of America, February 1918-May 1919.

      Lieutenant colonel O.R.C., since 1919.


    Party affiliation: Republican




    • Married Edith Fleming, July 2, 1901. Children: Henry Jackson, Luella, Jesse Fleming, Morris Nathan, Helen Edith.
    • father: Henry Jackson Burt
    • mother: Isabelle (Dunlap) Burt
    • spouse: Edith Fleming
    • children: Henry Jackson Burt
    • Luella Burt
    • Jesse Fleming Burt
    • Morris Nathan Burt
    • Helen Edith Burt
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    Born February 6, 1873
    Died July 28, 1928
    (aged 55)