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Henry Albert Pressey

Henry Albert Pressey, American engineer. member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Washington Society Engineers. Commanded Engineer Company District of Columbia National Guard.

Background

  • Pressey, Henry Albert was born on September 24, 1873 in Lewiston, Maine, United States. Son of Warren E. and Annie R. (Irish) Pressey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Columbian (now George Washington University, 1893, Doctor of Philosophy., 1906. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1896.

    Career

    • Engineer on Metropolitan Water Works, Boston, 1897. Engineer with United States War Department, 1898. Hydrographer United States Geological Survey and professor сivil engineering, Columbian U., from 1899.

      In private practice since 1903. Vice president Spencer Water Company. Also director of the Southern Public Service Corporation, Oxford Water & Electric Company, Graham Water & Electric Company, Morgantown Water Company Consulting engineer New York State Water Supply Commission, 1909.

      Director American Forestry Association. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Washington Society Engineers. Commanded Engineer Company District of Columbia National Guard.

    Works

    • Author: Hydrography of Southern Appalacian Region, Parts I and II, 1902. Water Powers of the State of Maine, 1902. Flow of Rivers in the Vicinity of the City of New York, 1903.

      Hydrography of Cecil County, Maryland., 1903.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Washington Society Engineers. Commanded Engineer Company District of Columbia National Guard. Clubs: University, Washington Country.

    Connections

    • Married Perley Fitch, of Washingtonville, Orange County, New York, October 18, 1899. Children: Henry Albert, Warren Fitch.
    • father: Warren E. Pressey
    • mother: Annie R. (Irish) Pressey
    • spouse: Perley Fitch
    • children: Henry Albert Pressey
    • Warren Fitch Pressey
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