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Charles Lincoln Carpenter

Charles Lincoln Carpenter, American civil engineer.


  • Carpenter, Charles Lincoln was born on June 17, 1867 in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Carroll and Feronia N. (Rice) Carpenter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Dartmouth, 1887. C.E., Thayer School Civ. Engineering (Dartmouth), 1889.


    • Charles Carrol. On surveys and construction Nicaragua Canal, Nicaragua Canal Company, 1889-1891. Assistant engineer with Boston Board of Survey, 1891-1898. Mining in Alaska, 1898-1900.

      Locating Boston & Worcester R.R., 1900-1901. Assistant engineer, location and construction, Cuba R.R., Cuba, 1901-1902. With United States engineer corps, dredging in Boston Harbor, 1902-1904.

      With Isthmian Canal Commission in Panama as assistant engineer on surveys, 1904-1906, resident engineer in direct charge of Gatun Locks, 1906-1908, in charge Gatun Dam and Porto Bello Quarry, 1906-1907. Superintendent construction for J. G. White & Company, on reconstruction of Cuba Eastern R.R., 1908-1909. General manager and chief engineer Guantanamo & Western R.R., which is the Cuba Eastern R.R. reorganized, 1909-1911.

      Superintendent Ponce & Guayama R.R., December 1911-1912. Vice-president and general manager Central Aguirre Sugar Company, Puerto Rico, since 1912. Vice-president and general manager Central Machete Company, since 1920.

      Vice president Santa Gabel Sugar Co.


    • Married Charlotte Florence Sullivan, December 15, 1892. Children: James Sullivan, Thomas Rice.
    • father: Charles Carroll Carpenter
    • mother: Feronia N. (Rice) Carpenter
    • spouse: Charlotte Florence Sullivan
    • children: James Sullivan Carpenter
    • Thomas Rice Carpenter
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    Died September 28, 1929
    (aged 62)