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Richard Lewis Humphrey

Richard Lewis Humphrey, American engineer. member War Industries Board Republican.


  • Humphrey, Richard Lewis was born on October 19, 1869 in Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Richard Henry and Caroline (Curtis) Humphrey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Central High School, Philadelphia, 1888, A.M., 1893. C.E., University of Pennsylvania, 1891.


    • With Philadelphia Municipal Testing Laboratory, 1892-1899. Engineer and general manager Buckhorn Portland Cement Company, 1899-1903. Consulting expert for Pennsylvania Railroad Company and for other large corporations Engineer in charge Collective Portland Cement Exhibit and Model Testing Laboratory of Association American Portland Cement Manufacturers at St. Louis Exposition, 1904.

      Has served as cement and concrete expert United States Geological Survey. Was member War Industries Board.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member War Industries Board Republican.


    • Married Anna Kay Thompson, April.
    • father: Richard Henry Humphrey
    • mother: Caroline (Curtis) Humphrey
    • spouse: Anna Kay Thompson
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    Died November 2, 1928
    (aged 59)