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Charles Morton Strahan

Charles Morton Strahan, American civil engineer. Member Water Works Commission, Athens, Georgia, 1892-1894; member Court House Commission, Athens; member City Board of Health; member Board of Road Commissioners, Clarke County, Georgia, 1930; member commission on design of roads of National Democrat.; member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Association State Highway Officials, Kappa Alpha.

Background

  • Strahan, Charles Morton was born on May 9, 1864 in Goochland County, Virginia, United States. Son of Charles and Jane Cave (Morton) Strahan.

  • Education

    • Christian Methodist Episcopal, University of Georgia, 1883, honorary Doctor of Science, 1915. Studied Cornell Univercity, summer, 1894. Studied architecture, Columbia, and abroad.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Mary. Tutor, instructor and adjunct professor of chemistry, University of Georgia, 1883-1890, professor сivil engineering, 1890-1934, professor emeritus, actg. professor mathematics, since 1934. Also construction engineering.

    Works

    • Author of Research on Top Soil, Sand-Clay, and Semi-Gravel Roads, 1921, reissued in fuller form by United States Bureau Public Roads, in September number of “Good Roads,” 1929.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Water Works Commission, Athens, Georgia, 1892-1894. Member Court House Commission, Athens. Member City Board of Health.

    Member Board of Road Commissioners, Clarke County, Georgia, 1930. Member commission on design of roads of National Democrat. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Association State Highway Officials, Kappa Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Amelia Basinger, October 31, 1894.
    • father: Charles Strahan
    • mother: Jane Cave (Morton) Strahan
    • spouse: Margaret Amelia Basinger
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    Born March 9, 1864
    Died December 28, 1947
    (aged 83)
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