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Charles Arthur Holden

Charles Arthur Holden, American civil engineer.

Background

  • Holden, Charles Arthur was born on July 14, 1872 in Hudson, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles William and Martha Stearns (Willard) Holden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Dartmouth, 1895, C.E., Thayer School Civil Engineering, 1901.

    Career

    • Civil engineer B. & A. Railroad Company, 1895-1898. Instructor civil engineering Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1898-1900. Resident hydrographer United States Geological Survey, 1900-1904.

      With Thayer School Civil Engineering (Dartmouth), 1900-1925, professor сivil engineering, 1904-1925, acting director 1918-1919, director, 1919-1925. Professor сivil engineering, Dartmouth, 1925-1937, professor emeritus, since July 1, 1937. Engineer for State of N.H., N.H.-Vermont boundary case, 1916-1937.

      Executive secretary sub-committee Emergency Help and Equipment Committee N.H. Public Safety Committee 1917. Supervisor military training Dartmouth College Tr. Detachment, N.A., June-December 1918.

      Member Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital Corporation (Hanover, N.H.), Dartmouth Says. Bank Corporation; chairman Village Precinct Commissioners, Hanover, 1913-1916. Member Board Selectmen, August 1923-December 1938, Chairman of the Board, January 1930-December 1938.

      Member N.H. House of Representatives, 1925-1926, and 1941-1956.

    Works

    • Author pamphlets on world federation Expert in court cases. Contributor to technical press. Registered profile engineer N.H.

    Membership

    Member Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital Corporation (Hanover, N.H.), Dartmouth Says. Bank Corporation; member Board Selectmen, August 1923-December 1938, Chairman of the Board, January 1930-December 1938. Member N.H. House of Representatives, 1925-1926, and 1941-1956.

    Member N.H. Constitutional Convention, 1938, 1941, 1948. Member Thayer Society Engineers, United States, N.H. good roads associations, American Society of Civil Engineers, Society American Military Engineers, N.H. History Society, Bunker Hill Monument Association, N.H. Assessors Association (president 1938-1939), S.A.R (president N.H. 1926-1937), Phi Beta Kappa (Dartmouth). Clubs: Hanover Republican, Rotary (president 1936-1937).

    N.H. delegate Republican National Convention, 1944, 48.

    Connections

    • Married Gertrude May Robinson, June 19, 1900.
    • father: Charles William Holden
    • mother: Martha Stearns (Willard) Holden
    • spouse: Gertrude May Robinson
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    Died October 12, 1960
    (aged 88)
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