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John Rose Wilson Davis

John Rose Wilson Davis, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association.

Background

  • Davis, John Rose Wilson was born on October 26, 1868 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Thompson and Annie Supplee (Rose) Davis.

  • Education

    • C.E., Lehigh University, 1891. Unmarried.

    Career

    • Began as rodman New York, L.E. & W. R.R., 1891. Assistant supervisor same, April-December, 1892, assistant engineer, 1892-1898. Div. engineer Chicago & Erie R.R., at Huntington, Indiana, 1898-1900.

      Engineer maintenance of way, Erie R.R., at Jersey City, New Jersey, 1900-1901. Same, C. & A. Railway, at Bloomington, Illinois, January-November, 1901. Engineer maintenance of way, Erie R.R., at Jersey City, 1901-1903.

      With Great Northern Railway since September 1, 1903, chief engineer since 1925.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association.

    Connections

    • father: Thompson Davis
    • mother: Annie Supplee (Rose) Davis
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