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Edward Moses Stayton

Edward Moses Stayton, American civil engineer. member board control Kansas City Street Railway Company, 1920-1926; Served as captain, 1910-1914, major, 1914-1917, Missouri National Guard; Member National Defense Committee; Member of the United States Chamber Commerce 1940-1942.; Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of Country, Engineers (Kansas City).

Background

  • Stayton, Edward Moses was born on September 4, 1874 in Independence, Missouri, United States. Son of Thomas and Louisa Matilda (Corn) Stayton.

  • Education

    • Graduate Independence High School, 1891. Student in engineering University of Missouri, 1892-1894.

    Career

    • 1 son, George Edward. Civil engineer engaged in railroad location and const. in Southwest and in Honduras, 1895-1911. Locating and building highway and interurban railways in Kansas City area, 1911-1917.

      Building highways in Clay County, 1919-1920. Member board control Kansas City Street Railway Company, 1920-1926. Design and construction Blue River sewer, Kansas City, 1925-1927.

      Construction engineering, Jackson County highways, 1928-1933. Street railway commissioner, Kansas City, Missoury, 1926-1940.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member board control Kansas City Street Railway Company, 1920-1926. Served as captain, 1910-1914, major, 1914-1917, Missouri National Guard. Member National Defense Committee.

    Member of the United States Chamber Commerce 1940-1942. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of Country, Engineers (Kansas City).

    Connections

    • Married Bitha Estella Compton, July 26, 1898.
    • father: Thomas Stayton
    • mother: Louisa Matilda (Corn) Stayton
    • spouse: Bitha Estella Compton
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    Born September 4, 1874
    Died March 2, 1954
    (aged 79)
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