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Edmund Taylor Perkins

Edmund Taylor Perkins, American civil engineer. member State of Florida Everglades Engineering Commission; Member American Association Engineers (president 1917-1918).

Background

  • Perkins, Edmund Taylor was born on September 8, 1864 in Scottsville, Virginia, United States. Son of Edmund Taylor and Mary Sydnor (Addison) Perkins.

  • Education

    • C.E., Bachelor of Arts, Union College, New York, 1885, A.M., 1888.

    Career

    • Topographer United States Geological Survey, 1885-1902. Engineer United States Reclamation Service, 1902-1910. President Edmund T. Perkins Engineering Company, Chicago, November 1, since 1910.

      President American Reclamation Federation. President National Drainage Congress. Member State of Florida Everglades Engineering Commission.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member State of Florida Everglades Engineering Commission. Member American Association Engineers (president 1917-1918).

    Connections

    • Married Jean Waters, June 3, 1903 (deceased). Married second, Louise Lemson-Scribner, August 17, 1918.
    • father: Edmund Taylor Perkins
    • mother: Mary Sydnor (Addison) Perkins
    • spouses: Jean Waters
    • Louise Lemson-Scribner
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    Born September 8, 1864
    Died March 21, 1921
    (aged 56)
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