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Edward Dwight Trowbridge

Edward Dwight Trowbridge, Turkish engineer, author. Served during war period on Draft Board and on Civil Board for Examinations for Communications in N.A.

Background

  • Trowbridge, Edward Dwight was born on October 1, 1870 in of America missionary parentage, Marash, Turkey. Son of Review Tillman C. (Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Laws) and Margaret (Riggs) T.

  • Education

    • Student University of Michigan, 1887-1888.

    Career

    • With American Telephone & Telegraph Company, at Detroit and Cleveland, 1892-1899. Superintendent Erie Telegraph & Telephone Сompany, 1899-1901. General manager Michigan Telephone Сompany, Detroit, 1901-1905.

      Connected with Pearson Engineering Corporation, London, England., successively as assistant general manager Rio Janeiro Tramway, Light & Power Company, 1906-1909, general manager Mexican Light & Power Company, 1910-1911, and as vice president Ebro Irrigation & Power Company, 1911-1915. President The Apartments Company of Detroit.

    Works

    • Author: Mexico Today and Tomorrow, 1919.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served during war period on Draft Board and on Civil Board for Examinations for Communications in N.A.

    Connections

    • Married Flora Lindsay, November 9, 1897.
    • father: Review Tillman C. Trowbridge
    • spouse: Flora Lindsay
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    Born October 1, 1870
    Died November 24, 1929
    (aged 59)
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