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Louis Charlton Fritch

Louis Charlton Fritch, American engineer. Member American Railway Engineering Association (ex-president), American Society of Civil Engineers, Western Society of Civil Engineers, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

  • Fritch, Louis Charlton was born on August 11, 1869 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph and Margaret (Mather) Fritch.

  • Education

    • Engineering course University of Cincinnati.

    Career

    • Division engineer, 1892-1899, superintendent, 1899-1904, Bang and Olufsen R.R., at Cincinnati. Assistant to general manager, 1904-1906, assistant to president, 1906-1909, consulting engineer, 1909, I.C. R.R., at Chicago. Chief engineer C.G.W. Railway, Chicago, November 15, 1909-April 1, 1914.

      Assistant to the president Canadian Northern Railway and general manager eastern lines, same, Toronto, Canada, 1914-1917. General manager S.A.L. Railway, Norfolk, Virginia, June 15, 1917-August 19, 1918. Vice president C.,Rhode Island & P. Railway, in charge construction, maintenance and capital expenditures, 1918-1923, vice president in charge of operation, 1923-1936.

    Politics

    Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The relationship with God in Covenant is like a marriage between human beings – both as a community and as individuals – on the one side and God in Christ on the other.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.

    Membership

    Member American Railway Engineering Association (ex-president), American Society of Civil Engineers, Western Society of Civil Engineers, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: Union League, South Shore Country, Rock Island Country.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Myers Fritch, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, April.
    • father: Joseph Fritch
    • mother: Margaret (Mather) Fritch
    • spouse: Frances Myers Fritch
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