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Charles Alexander Moffett

Charles Alexander Moffett, industrial engineer. member Moffett & Bonholzer, founders, Birmingham, 1902-1903; Mason (33° active, Knights Templar, Shriner).; Club: Rotary.

Background

  • Moffett, Charles Alexander was born on April 4, 1864 in Tallahassee, Elmore County, Alabama, United States. Son of William Manay and Lucy Carrie (Cox) Moffett.

  • Education

    • Education high school, Rome, Georgia, and night schools.

    Career

    • Company, Rome, 1880-1884. Shop foreman Brierfield (Alabama) Coal & Iron Company, 1885, Williamson Iron Company, Birmingham, 1886-1893. With Birmingham Machine & Foundry Company, 1894-1901.

      Member Moffett & Bonholzer, founders, Birmingham, 1902-1903. Chief engineer Republic Iron & Steel Company, 1904-1907. Superintendent Birmingham Coal & Iron Company, 1908-1909.

      Chief engineer Southern Iron & Steel Company, 1909-1912. With Gulf States Steel Company, 1912, as works manager until 1916, vice president, general manager, 1916-1921, president, 1921-1926. President Alabama State Board of Administration, 1926-1930.

      Now retired.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Moffett & Bonholzer, founders, Birmingham, 1902-1903. Mason (33° active, Knights Templar, Shriner). Club: Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Fannie Kirkland, February 27, 1887. Children: Charles William, Florence, Paul, Margaret, Grace, Harry (deceased), Frances, John Byron.
    • father: William Manay Moffett
    • mother: Lucy Carrie (Cox) Moffett
    • spouse: Fannie Kirkland
    • children: Charles William Moffett
    • Florence Moffett
    • Paul Moffett
    • Margaret Moffett
    • Grace Moffett
    • Harry Moffett (deceased)
    • Frances Moffett
    • John Byron Moffett
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    Born April 4, 1864
    Died December 27, 1949
    (aged 85)
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