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Arthur Montzheimer

Arthur Montzheimer, American civil engineer.


  • Montzheimer, Arthur was born on January 23, 1869 in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Julius H. G. and Isabel G. (Hillock) Montzheimer.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, high school, Webster City, Iowa. Graduate Dixon (Illinois) College Civ. Engineering, 1888.


    • Rodman, transitman, draftsman and assistant engineer, same road, 1889-1895, and superintendent bridges, headquarters Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1895-1903. Chief engineer Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway corporation since 1903. Chief engineer Chicago, Lake Shore & Eastern Railway, 1903-1909, and of Chicago, Milwaukee & Gary Railway, under United States R.R. Administration, January 1918-March 1920.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Member engineering committee of Real Estate Advisory communications of Sanitary District of Chicago. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Western Society Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association, American Railway Bridge and Building Association (ex-president), American Railway Signal Association, American Wood Preservers’ Association, Chicago Regional Planning Association. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner).

    Clubs: Engineers’, Rotary, Shabbona, Shriners.


    • Married Julia McClellan Mosher, of Racine, Wisconsin, June 28, 1893. Children: Gertrude E. (deceased), Marie (Mistress.
    • father: Julius H. G. Montzheimer
    • mother: Isabel G. (Hillock) Montzheimer
    • spouse: Julia McClellan Mosher
    • children: Gertrude E. Montzheimer (deceased)
    • Marie (Mrs Montzheimer
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    Born January 23, 1869