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Charles Hall Fitch

Charles Hall Fitch, American engineer.

Background

  • Fitch, Charles Hall was born on September 12, 1854 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Charles Walton and Mary F. (Warbasse) Fitch.

  • Education

    • Educated private schools Wisconsin and Maryland. and Georgetown (District of Columbia) Academy. Studied engineering under private tutors.

    Career

    • Aid, United States Coast Survey, 1873-1876. Mining public land surveys, New Mexico, 1876-1884. Topographer, United States Geological Survey, 1884-1893.

      General Land Office, 1893-1895. Topographer and engineer, United States Geological Survey, 1895-1902. Topographer in charge Indian Ty. surveys, 1895-1899.

      Engineer United States Reclamation Service, 1902-1909. Manager Idaho Irrigation Limited company, Richfield, Idaho, 1909-1910. Project engineer, United States Reclamation Service in charge Salt River Valley project, March 15, 1911-1913.

      Project manager same, November 1, 1913-1915. Chief clerk United States Reclamation Service since 1916. Address: United States Reclamation Service, Washington, District of Columbia.

    Connections

    • Married Mary C. H. Stevens, of Washington, April.
    • father: Charles Walton Fitch
    • mother: Mary F. (Warbasse) Fitch
    • spouse: Mary C. H. Stevens
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    Born September 12, 1854
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