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William Simpson Keller

William Simpson Keller, American civil engineer.


  • Keller, William Simpson was born on February 20, 1874 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States. Son of Arthur Henley and Sally (Simpson) Keller.

  • Education

    • State Normal College, Florence, Alabama, 2½ years. Bachelor of Civil Engineering, University of Alabama, 1893.


    • Practiced at Tuscumbia, 1893-1900. Assistant engineer Shiloh National Military Park, 1900-1905. Assistant engineer, April-October 1905, engineer, 1905-1907, Madison Company (Tennessee) Good Roads Commission.

      Superintendent road construction, Office of Public Roads, United States Department of Agriculture, 1907-1910. Company engineer, Dallas Company, Alabama, 1910-1911. State highway engineer of Alabama, May 1, since 1911.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Presbyn


    • Married Aileen Moore, May 18, 1904 (died 1912). Married second, Annie Searcy, December 1913.
    • father: Arthur Henley Keller
    • mother: Sally (Simpson) Keller
    • spouses: Aileen Moore
    • Annie Searcy
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    Born February 20, 1874
    Died September 9, 1925
    (aged 51)