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Joseph St. Clair Hill

Joseph St. Clair Hill, American engineer. Member American Institute Elec. Engineers, Washington Society Engineers, California Society.

Background

  • Hill, Joseph St. Clair was born on January 22, 1860 in Smyrna, Delaware, United States. Son of Charles and Marie Theresa (Bosselle) Hill.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.

    Career

    • In employ various companies until 1891. General manager Lafayette St. Railway Company, 1891-1894. Superintendent overhead construction, West Side, Chicago, for J. R. Chapman (now of London Tube System), 1894-1895.

      Constrg. engineer and superintendent, Los Angeles Traction Company, 1895-1896. Constrg. engineer Pasadena St. Railway, 1897. Entered government service, 1898.

      Instructor engineering, Wind-River School, 1898-1900. Transferred to Washington, District of Columbia, in 1900, as consulting and constructing efficiency engineer in charge Department of Interior buildings, Patent Office, Land Office, Pension Building, Freedman’s Hospital, Howard U. heat, light & power plant, etc.

    Membership

    Member American Institute Elec. Engineers, Washington Society Engineers, California Society. Clubs: Home, Maryland Automobile.

    Inventor and patentee various mechanic devices for st. rys., automobiles, etc.

    Connections

    • Married Leonore Caldwell Benson, of Baltimore, November 29, 1891.
    • father: Charles Hill
    • mother: Marie Theresa (Bosselle) Hill
    • spouse: Leonore Caldwell Benson
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    Born January 22, 1860
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