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Samuel Palmer Senior

Samuel Palmer Senior, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, N.E. Water Works Association, Theta Delta Chi, Tau Beta Pi. Republican.

Background

  • Senior, Samuel Palmer was born on July 5, 1874 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Thomas Richard and Hannah Belle (Palmer) Senior.

  • Education

    • C.E., Lehigh University, 1897.

    Career

    • In engineering construction work since 1897, building dams, bridges, tunnels, deep foundations. Built waterworks, Bridgeport. President Bridgeport Hydraulic Company, 1920-1955, also chairman.

      Director Bridgeport Hospital. Director Bridgeport Gas Light Company, Connecticut National Bank.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, N.E. Water Works Association, Theta Delta Chi, Tau Beta Pi. Republican; Clubs: University, Algonquin (Bridgeport).

    Connections

    • Married Blanche Regina Newman, April. Children: Samuel Palmer, Barbara.
    • father: Thomas Richard Senior
    • mother: Hannah Belle (Palmer) Senior
    • spouse: Blanche Regina Newman
    • children: Samuel Palmer Senior
    • Barbara Senior
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    Born July 5, 1874
    Died October 15, 1962
    (aged 88)
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