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William Barker Landreth

William Barker Landreth, American engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Rensselaer Society Engineers, Massachusetts Highway Association, Engineers Society of Eastern New New York.

Background

  • Landreth, William Barker was born on August 3, 1857 in Rushville, Yates Company, New York, United States. Son of James and Sarah (Barker) Landreth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, C.E., Union College, 1881.

    Career

    • Assistant engineer Sinaloa & Durango R.R., Mexico, 1881-1884. City engineer, Schenectady, New York, 1884-1887. Engineer Board Public Works, Amsterdam, New York, 1887-1889.

      In charge city work at White Plains, Port Jervis and Jamestown, New York, Athens, Pennsylvania, and Waverly, New York, 1889-1897. Assistant engineer New York State canals, 1897-1900. Special resident engineer New York State canals, 1900-1909.

      Special deputy state engineer of New York, 1909-1910. Consulting engineer, since 1910.

    Works

    • Contributor technical papers in transactions American Society of Civil Engineers.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Rensselaer Society Engineers, Massachusetts Highway Association, Engineers Society of Eastern New New York.

    Connections

    • Married Amelia T. FitzGerald, of Schenectady, New York, May 7, 1881.
    • father: James Landreth
    • mother: Sarah (Barker) Landreth
    • spouse: Amelia T. FitzGerald
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    Born August 3, 1857
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