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Harrison Prescott Eddy

Harrison Prescott Eddy, American civil engineer. member Metcalf & Eddy, May since 1907; Mason.

Background

  • Eddy, Harrison Prescott was born on April 29, 1870 in Millbury, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Justus and Martha Augusta (Prescott) Eddy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1891, honorary Doctor of Engineering 1930.

    Career

    • Superintendent sewage treatment works, Worcester, 1891-1892. Superintendent sewer department, 1892-1907. Member Metcalf & Eddy, May since 1907.

      Has been construction engineering on sewage, drainage, etc., to cities of Boston, Louisville, Milwaukee, New York, Dayton (O), Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Portland, Oregon, San Francisco, Cleveland, Chicago.

    Works

    • Author: (with Leonard Metcalf) American Sewerage Practice, Vol. I, Design of Sewers, 1914, Vol. II, Construction of Sewers, 1915, Vol.

      III, Disposal of Sewage, 1915. Sewerage and Sewage Disposal (with Leonard Metcalf), 1922.

    Membership

    Member Metcalf & Eddy, May since 1907.

    Connections

    • Married Minnie Locke Jones, June 1, 1892. Children: Willard Jones (deceased), Harrison Prescott, Randolph Locke, Charlotte Frances.
    • father: William Justus Eddy
    • mother: Martha Augusta (Prescott) Eddy
    • spouse: Minnie Locke Jones
    • children: Willard Jones Eddy (deceased)
    • Harrison Prescott Eddy
    • Randolph Locke Eddy
    • Charlotte Frances Eddy
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    Died June 15, 1937
    (aged 67)
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