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Edward Gagel

Edward Gagel, American civil engineer.


  • Gagel, Edward was born on October 25, 1858 in Mount Hope, New York, United States. Son of Christian J. and Anna M. (Aulinger) Gagel.

  • Education

    • Educated Cooper Institute, New York.


    • Began with Dennis & Mairs, civil engrs., New York, 1876. Draftsman and engineer in charge construction, Brooklyn, Flatbush & Coney Island R.R., 1877-1879. Draftsman and assistant engineer in charge construction, Metropolitan Elevated R.R., New York City, 1879-1880.

      Draftsman West Side & Yonkers Railway, January-March 1880. Leveler, draftsman and on construction extension to Hudson River, of New York&N.E. R.R., 1880-1882. Transit man on location Erie & Wyoming Valley R.R., January-July 1882.

      Contractor’s engineer on construction Pittsburgh, McKeesport & Youghiogheny R.R., July-September 1882. Draftsman, New York City&Hassaram Rijhumal R.R., September-December 1882. With New York,N.H.&H. R.R., 1882-1929, successively draftsman, engineer in charge construction, div. engineer, principal assistant engineer, district engineer and chief engineer, 1905-1929.


    Denomination: Conglist


    • Married Jennie Field Smith, October 14, 1885.
    • father: Christian J. Gagel
    • mother: Anna M. (Aulinger) Gagel
    • spouse: Jennie Field Smith
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    Born October 25, 1858
    Died February 11, 1931
    (aged 72)