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James C. Nagle

James C. Nagle, American civil engineer. member Nagle, Witt, Rollins Engineering Company, Dallas, Texas, since 1919.

Background

  • Nagle, James C. was born on October 9, 1865 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of John and Ellen Mary (Smith) Nagle.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Texas (engineering course), 1889, Master of Arts, 1892. C.E., Western University of Pennsylvania (now University of Pittsburgh), 1892. Master of Civil Engineering, Cornell Univercity, 1893.

    Career

    • P. Davis, July 1, 1903. Assistant engineer Austin & Northwestern Railway, 1888. Topographer Texas Geological Survey, 1889-1890.

      Professor civil engineering, 1890-1913, dean engineering faculty, 1911-1913, Agricultural and Mech. College of Texas; chairman Board of Water Engineers, State of Texas, September 1, 1913-August 31, 1917. Professor civil engineering, dean of engineering and director Texas Engineering Experiment Station, Agricultural and Mech.

      College of Texas, 1917-1922. Was chief engineer Brazos & Burleson Railway, 1894. Assistant chief engineer Houston, East & West Texas Railway, 1899.

      Agent and expert in irrigation investigation, United States Department of Agriculture, 1899-1902, and special agent, 1908. Engineer Burleson Company Improvement District Northern 1, 1908-1910, 1914-1916. Consulting engineer, general practice.

      Member Nagle, Witt, Rollins Engineering Company, Dallas, Texas, since 1919. Also member Nagle & Thompson, hydraulic engrs., since 1923. Author: Field Manual for Railroad Engineers, 1897.

      Home: Dallas, Tex.

    Works

    • Author: Field Manual for Railroad Engineers, 1897.

    Membership

    Member Nagle, Witt, Rollins Engineering Company, Dallas, Texas, since 1919.

    Connections

    • Married Emily St.
    • father: John Nagle
    • mother: Ellen Mary (Smith) Nagle
    • spouse: Emily St.
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    Born October 9, 1865
    Died April 6, 1927
    (aged 61)
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