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William Little Seddon

William Little Seddon, American civil engineer.

Background

  • Seddon, William Little was born on October 14, 1862 in Stafford Company, Virginia, United States. Son of John Seddon and Mary A. (Little) Seddon.

  • Education

    • Student of University of Missouri, 1880-1881.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Mary Alexander. With Seaboard Airline Railway, since 1898, consecutively as instrument-man, resident engineer and assistant engineer until 1905, chief engineer, 1905-1913, assistant to president, 1913-1915. Vice president in charge of operation, 1915-1918, general manager, 1918-1920, vice-president and construction engineering March 1, since 1920.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Connections

    • Married Kate McD. Martin, November 7, 1888.
    • father: John Seddon Seddon
    • mother: Mary A. (Little) Seddon
    • spouse: Kate McD. Martin
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    Born October 14, 1862
    Died July 10, 1937
    (aged 74)
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