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George Terry Horton

George Terry Horton, American civil engineer, manufacturer.


  • Horton, George Terry was born in 1873 in Waupun, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Horace E. and Emma (Babcock) Horton.

  • Education

    • C.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1893.


    • 1 daughter, Florence (Mistress Arnold Gillatt). Became identified with the Chicago Bridge & Iron Works, 1893, president and manager since 1912. Chairman Chicago Plan Commission.

      Life trustee Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Lieutenant commander United States Navy Reserve, retired.


    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Western Society Engineers, Chicago History Society, American Welding Society (president), American Society for Testing Materials, Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Chicago Engineers, New England Historic Genealogical Society, The Art Institute of Chicago of Chicago, American Petroleum Institute, American Water Works Association, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Engineers’, University, South Shore Country, Commercial.


    • Married Hazel Heath, November 27, 1907.
    • father: Horace E. Horton
    • mother: Emma (Babcock) Horton
    • spouse: Hazel Heath
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    Died March 19, 1945
    (aged 72)