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Charles Kennedy Lawrence

Charles Kennedy Lawrence, American engineer.


  • Lawrence, Charles Kennedy was born on May 19, 1856 in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Kennedy and Eleanor (Isett) Lawrence.

  • Education

    • Educated Western University of Pennsylvania (now University of Pittsburgh).


    • Assistant engineer and div. engineer, Pennsylvania R.R., 1880-1887. Engineer, maintenance of way, St.P., M&M. Railway, 1887. Chief engineer, general superintendent lines G.N. Railway, 1888-1891.

      Assistant chief engineer, Carnegie Steel Company, 1897-1899. Engineer of construction, Central of Georgia Railway, 1899-1904. Engineer electric zone, New York C.&Hassaram Rijhumal R.R., 1904-1905.

      Chief engineer, Central of Georgia Railway, 1906-June 1, 1926 (retired). Home: 3303 Abercorn St., Savannah.


    • Married Elizabeth Wolf, 1880. Children: Frank Ellmaker, Charles Kennedy, Virginia, James Kennedy, Elizabeth.
    • father: James Kennedy Lawrence
    • mother: Eleanor (Isett) Lawrence
    • spouse: Elizabeth Wolf
    • children: Frank Ellmaker Lawrence
    • Charles Kennedy Lawrence
    • Virginia Lawrence
    • James Kennedy Lawrence
    • Elizabeth Lawrence
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    Died September 12, 1942
    (aged 86)