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Robert Clemons Falconer

Robert Clemons Falconer, American civil engineer.


  • Falconer, Robert Clemons was born on March 21, 1874 in St. Mary’s, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Nathaniel Sill and Elizabeth (Clemons) Falconer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Continuing education, University of Wisconsin, 1895.


    • With Purdy & Henderson, New York, 1895-1897, Cambria Steel Company, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1897-1898, Pennsylvania Lines West of Pittsburgh, 1898-1901. Sales engineer American Bridge Company, Pittsburgh, 1901-1902. Prospecting for Pittsburgh Zinc Company, 1902-1903.

      Designer, Walton Iron Company, Cincinnati, 1903-1904. Designer and estimator McClintock-Marshall Construction Company, Pittsburgh, 1904-1905. With Erie R.R., since 1905, advancing through various positions in engineering department to assistant vice-president and chief engineer, and assistant vice president in charge of engineering.

      Also director Paterson & Ramapo, Paterson, Newark and New New York Home: Cleveland, O.


    • Married Clara Eliza McLain, October 25, 1906. Children: Clara Evans, Elizabeth, Robert McLain.
    • father: Nathaniel Sill Falconer
    • mother: Elizabeth (Clemons) Falconer
    • spouse: Clara Eliza McLain
    • children: Clara Evans Falconer
    • Elizabeth Falconer
    • Robert McLain Falconer
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    Born March 21, 1874
    Died February 20, 1941
    (aged 66)