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George Trowbridge Hand

George Trowbridge Hand, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers.


  • Hand, George Trowbridge was born on December 1, 1872 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of James A. and Harriet M. (Trowbridge) Hand.

  • Education

    • Public schools and business school.


    • Rodman, National Docks Railway (now Lehigh Valley R.R.) at Jersey City, New Jersey, 1889. Principal assistant engineer Lehigh Valley’s Jersey City terminals at National Docks. Assistant engineer, terminal engineer, div. engineer, in charge Morris and Essex divisions, D., L. & W. R.R., 1891-1897.

      Chief engineer Lehigh Valley R.R., 1917-1937, construction engineering, 1937-1938, now retired.


    Member American Society of Civil Engineers.


    • Married Margaret Healy, May 10, 1897 (died 1928). Children: George Kenneth (died 1936), Margaret Jean, James Donald, Frederick Gordon.
    • father: James A. Hand
    • mother: Harriet M. (Trowbridge) Hand
    • spouse: Margaret Healy
    • children: George Kenneth Hand (died 1936)
    • Margaret Jean Hand
    • James Donald Hand
    • Frederick Gordon Hand
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    Born December 1, 1872