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David Carlisle Humphreys

David Carlisle Humphreys, American civil engineer. member governor’s Board of Mech. Survey of Virginia President board deacons Presbyterian Church.

Background

  • Humphreys, David Carlisle was born on October 14, 1855 in Chatham Hill, Virginia, United States. Son of Doctor William Finley and Betsey (McFarland) Humphreys.

  • Education

    • C.E., Washington and Lee University, 1878.

    Career

    • E. M. Sloan, September 4, 1888. United States assistant engineer on improvement of Missouri River, 1879-1885. Adjunct Professor applied mathematics, 1885-1889, professor civil engineering, since 1889, dean School of Applied Science, since 1904, Washington and Lee University Resident hydrographer, United States Geological Survey, 1895-1908.

      Secretary building commission and superintendent heating and power plant, Washington and Lee University. Member governor’s Board of Mech. Survey of Virginia President board deacons Presbyterian Church Home: Lexington, Va.

    Membership

    Member governor’s Board of Mech. Survey of Virginia President board deacons Presbyterian Church.

    Connections

    • Married Mary L., d.
    • father: Doctor William Finley Humphreys
    • mother: Betsey (McFarland) Humphreys
    • spouse: Mary L.
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    Born October 14, 1855
    Died January 10, 1921
    (aged 65)
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