Assistant astronomer, Dudley Observatory, Albany, New York, 1877-1879. Professor engineering, 1879-1894, dean engineering department, 1886-1894, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Professor engineering, Union College, 1894-1917, emeritus professor engineering, since 1917.
Consulting engineer, also chief engineer of Eastern Potash Corporation, New York, 1919-1921. Consulting engineer New York State Board of Health, 1896-1906. Member of New York State Water Storage Commission, 1902, New York State Bay Commission, 1903.
Member Metropolitan Sewerage communications of New New York Mech. engineer, Ordnance Department, Washington, 1918-1919. Consulting practice. Author: Metric Tables. Contributor to scientific and technical journals.
Prepared сivil engineering terms for new edit. Century Dictionary.
Born July 21, 1852