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Charles Adelbert Morse

Charles Adelbert Morse, American engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (ex-president Illinois section), American Railway Engineering Association (ex-president), West-Engineers.

Background

  • Morse, Charles Adelbert was born on January 1, 1859 in Bangor, Maine, United States. Son of Charles B. and Elsie (Emery) Morse.

  • Education

    • Continuing education, University of Maine, 1879. Instrumentman, office man and div. engineer, C.,B. & Q. R.R., 1880-1881. Div. engineer Mexico Central Railway, 1881-1884.

      Again C.,B. & Q. R.R., 1884-1885. With A.,T. & San Francisco Railway as transitman, div. engineer, and resident engineer, Fort Madison, Iowa, and Pueblo, Colorado, 1886-1901, assistant to chief engineer, Topeka, 1901-1902, principal assistant engineer, La Junta, 1902-1903, engineer eastern grand div., Topeka, March-July, 1903, acting chief engineer, Topeka, 1903-1904, assistant chief engineer, Topeka, 1904-1905, acting chief engineer, A.,T. & San Francisco Railway Coast Lines, Los Angeles, 1905-1906, chief engineer A.,T. & San Francisco Railway, Topeka, 1906-1909, chief engineer A.,T. & San Francisco System, Topeka, 1909-1913. Chief engineer Rock Island Lines, Chicago, April 1, 1913-September 1, 1918, and 1919-1929.

    Career

    • Assistant director engineering and maintenance, United States.R.R. Administration, Washington, September 1, 1918-June 1, ern Society Engineers (president 1923-1924), Washington Society 1919. Appointed member Board of Review, Construction Department United States of America, 1918.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers (ex-president Illinois section), American Railway Engineering Association (ex-president), West-Engineers. Clubs: Engineers (ex-president), University.

    Connections

    • father: Charles B. Morse
    • mother: Elsie (Emery) Morse
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