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William D. Wiggins

William D. Wiggins, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association.

Background

  • Wiggins, William D. was born on April 28, 1873 in Richmond, Indiana, United States. Son of Philamon and Henrietta (McCullough) Wiggins.

  • Education

    • Graduate Rose Polytechnic Institute, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1895.

    Career

    • United States Navy Reserve). Entered service of Pennsylvania Lines West of Pittsburgh, engineering department, 1895, has held various positions including div. engineer, div. superintendent, valuation engineer, chief engineer maintenance of way, chief engineer Central region, acting vice president engineer, and chief engineer Pennsylvania R.R., 1935-1943, vice president engineering, 1943, retired.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association. Clubs: Union League, Merion Golf (Philadelphia).

    Connections

    • Married Lula J. Daft, 1910. Children: Jane Wiggins Spencer, William D., Junior.
    • father: Philamon Wiggins
    • mother: Henrietta (McCullough) Wiggins
    • spouse: Lula J. Daft
    • children: Jane Wiggins Spencer Wiggins
    • William D. Wiggins
    • Jr Wiggins
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    Born April 28, 1873
    Died June 12, 1949
    (aged 76)
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