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Corydon Tyler Purdy

Corydon Tyler Purdy, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Western Society Engineers, Institution C.E. Great Britain.

Background

  • Purdy, Corydon Tyler was born on May 17, 1859 in Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Samuel J. and Emma J. (Tyler) Purdy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1885, C.E., 1886.

    Career

    • President and Chairman of the Board Purdy & Henderson Company, engrs. and contractors, New York, many years, now retired. Chiefly known for activity in promoting development of modern building construction by use of steel and iron. Contributor to technical mags.

    Works

    • Contributor to technical mags.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Western Society Engineers, Institution C.E. Great Britain. Clubs: Engineers’ (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Rose E. Morse, March 19, 1892.
    • father: Samuel J. Purdy
    • mother: Emma J. (Tyler) Purdy
    • spouse: Rose E. Morse
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    Born March 17, 1859
    Died December 26, 1944
    (aged 85)
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