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Edward Richard Cary

Edward Richard Cary, American engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (vice president South Carolina. Section 1939), Rensselaer Society Engineers, South Carolina. Society Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.; Mason.

Background

  • Cary, Edward Richard was born on December 19, 1865 in Troy, New York, United States. Son of Tallman, Junior, and Elizabeth (Lounsbury) C.

  • Education

    • C.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1888.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Helen Elizabeth (Mistress F. William Cappelmann). With Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute since 1888, professor surveying and railroad engineering, 1904-1936, emeritus professor since 1936. Practiced as member Cary & Roemer, 1896-1906.

      City engineer, Troy, 1900-1902 and 1906-1908.

    Works

    • Author: Solution of Railroad Problems by Use of the Slide Rule (text book), 1911. Geodetic Surveying, 1915. Elements of Diagrams, 1923.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers (vice president South Carolina. Section 1939), Rensselaer Society Engineers, South Carolina. Society Engineers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Lyman, of Troy, June 21, 1892.
    • father: Tallman Cary
    • mother: Elizabeth (Lounsbury) Cary
    • spouse: Mary Lyman
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    Born December 19, 1865
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