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Charles Frederick Wilson Felt

Charles Frederick Wilson Felt, American civil engineer.


  • Felt, Charles Frederick Wilson was born on April 29, 1864 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Wilson and Martha Seeth (Ropes) Felt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1886.


    • Axman, rodman and bridge engineer, A.,T.&San Francisco Railway, 1886-1888. Levelman, D.&Radh Govinda Railway, February-May 1888. Instrument-man, Arizona & Southeastern R.R., 1888-1889.

      Transitman, Topolobampo Railway, Mexico, 1889-1890. Resident engineer, Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway, at Cleburne, Texas, 1890-1892. Office engineer Rio Grande Southern Railway, 1892-1893.

      Div. engineer Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway, February-May 1893. Resident engineer same road, Galveston, Texas, 1893-1896, chief engineer, 1896-1909. Chief engineer, A.,T.&San Francisco Railway, 1909-1913, and of entire system, since 1913.

      Home: Chicago, Ill.


    • Married Clara C. Root, April.
    • father: Charles Wilson Felt
    • mother: Martha Seeth (Ropes) Felt
    • spouse: Clara C. Root
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    Died February 4, 1928
    (aged 63)