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William Brooks Cabot

William Brooks Cabot, American engineer. Member American Antiquarian Society, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Royal Geography Society (London).

Background

  • Cabot, William Brooks was born on February 2, 1858 in Brattleboro, Vermont, United States. Son of Norman F. and Lucy T. (Brooks) Cabot.

  • Education

    • Student Sheffield Scientific School (Yale). C.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1881.

    Career

    • Began in civil engineering department U.P. Railway, in the West, later in iron manufacturing, Everett, Pennsylvania. Vice president Holbrook, Cabot & Rollins Corporation, Boston and New York, 1895-1907.

    Works

    • Author: Labrador, 1920.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Antiquarian Society, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Royal Geography Society (London). Clubs: Explorers’, Boone and Crockett (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Elisabeth Lyman Parker, May 29, 1886.
    • father: Norman F. Cabot
    • mother: Lucy T. (Brooks) Cabot
    • spouse: Elisabeth Lyman Parker
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    Born February 2, 1858
    Died January 30, 1949
    (aged 90)
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