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Edward Butts

Edward Butts, American civil engineer.

Background

  • Butts, Edward was born on August 16, 1853 in Rensselaer Company, New York, United States. Son of Anson and Anna (Stadler) Butts.

  • Education

    • Self educated; learned surveying in boyhood, his father being civil engineer.

    Career

    • Assistant engineer 2 terms, city engineer 2 terms, Kansas City. Chief engineer Metropolitan St. Railway Company 15 years Secretary Civil Service Board, Kansas City, 1912. Curator Public Library Museum (devoted to science and art) since 1917.

      President Kansas City Science Club, 1924-1925. Author: Civil Engineers’ Field Book, 1885. The Swastica, 1908; The Triskelion, 1926.

      Polaris, 1927; Along Old Trails, 1936. Contributor on engineering subjects. Home: 3402 Prospect Avenue, Kansas City, Missoury.

    Works

    • Author: Civil Engineers’ Field Book, 1885. The Swastica, 1908
    • The Triskelion, 1926. Polaris, 1927
    • Along Old Trails, 1936.

      Contributor on engineering subjects.

    Connections

    • Married Hannah Knight, of Kansas City, Missoury, October 28, 1883.
    • father: Anson Butts
    • mother: Anna (Stadler) Butts
    • spouse: Hannah Knight
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    Born August 16, 1853
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