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William Glyde Wilkins

William Glyde Wilkins, American engineer. member of The W. G. Wilkins Company, engrs. and architects, Pittsburgh, since 1887, during which time has been engineer for 18 complete coke plants aggregating 6,000 ovens, and 30 complete coal mining plants costing over $15,000,000.; Member Pittsburgh Flood Commission.

Background

  • Wilkins, William Glyde was born on April 16, 1854 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Alvin and Charlotte (Glyde) Wilkins.

  • Education

    • C.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1879.

    Career

    • On United States Government surveys of Mississippi River, 1 year. Assistant engineer of construction Pennsylvania R.R., 7 years. City engineer Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 2 years.

      Member of The W. G. Wilkins Company, engrs. and architects, Pittsburgh, since 1887, during which time has been engineer for 18 complete coke plants aggregating 6,000 ovens, and 30 complete coal mining plants costing over $15,000,000.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member of The W. G. Wilkins Company, engrs. and architects, Pittsburgh, since 1887, during which time has been engineer for 18 complete coke plants aggregating 6,000 ovens, and 30 complete coal mining plants costing over $15,000,000. Member Pittsburgh Flood Commission.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah A. Simmons, December 29, 1880.
    • father: Alvin Wilkins
    • mother: Charlotte (Glyde) Wilkins
    • spouse: Sarah A. Simmons
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    Died April 12, 1921
    (aged 66)
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