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Francis Charles Mcmath

Francis Charles Mcmath, American transportation engineer. member of the board of trustees Detroit bureau of Governmental Research, since 1924.

Background

  • Mcmath, Francis Charles was born on January 29, 1867 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of Robert Emmett and Frances (Brodie) Mcmath.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, 1887.

    Career

    • Began with Detroit Bridge & Iron Works, 1887, and became chief engineer, 1899. President Canadian Bridge Company, 1900-1921 (director). Director Grosse Ile Bridge Company, Motors Metal Manufacturing Company, Essex Real Estate Company, Essex Terminal Railway Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member of the board of trustees Detroit bureau of Governmental Research, since 1924.

    Connections

    • Married Josephine Cook, June 26, 1890 (died 1914).; married second, Madeline Davenport King, 1916. Children: Robert R., Neil C., Marian H.
    • father: Robert Emmett Mcmath
    • mother: Frances (Brodie) Mcmath
    • spouses: Josephine Cook
    • Madeline Davenport King
    • children: Robert R. Mcmath
    • Neil C. Mcmath
    • Marian H Mcmath
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    Born January 29, 1867
    Died February 13, 1938
    (aged 71)
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