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Julius Edgar Willoughby

Julius Edgar Willoughby, American civil engineer. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association, North Carolina Society Engineers (honorary), Society American Military Engineers, Florida Engineer Society; Club: Cape Fear. Has built and rebuilt more than 3,000 miles of railway.

Background

  • Willoughby, Julius Edgar was born on October 12, 1871 in Arkadelphia, Alabama, United States. Son of John P. and Mary Jane (Cosby) Willoughby.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, 1892, and Continuing education, University of Alabama.

    Career

    • Began with L.&N. R.R., 1892, assistant chief engineer construction, 1900, engineer of construction and chief engineer of certain L.&N. subsidiary lines, 1901-1911. Chief engineer Caribbean Construction Company and of National Railway of Hayti, 1912. With Atlantic Coast Line since 1913, assistant chief engineer until 1916, chief engineer, 1916-1942, consulting engineer since 1942.

      Also chief engineer Tampa Southern R R. Company, Fort Myers Southern Railroad Company, Charleston & Western Carolina railway Company to 1942.

    Politics

    There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The supportive small group inside the Church is the most powerful tool for people to feel that they belong and also to learn and grow.

    Membership

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering Association, North Carolina Society Engineers (honorary), Society American Military Engineers, Florida Engineer Society. Club: Cape Fear. Has built and rebuilt more than 3,000 miles of railway.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Alice Byars, October 17, 1895. Children: William (deceased), Mary, Ruth.
    • father: John P. Willoughby
    • mother: Mary Jane (Cosby) Willoughby
    • spouse: Mary Alice Byars
    • children: William Willoughby (deceased)
    • Mary Willoughby
    • Ruth Willoughby
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    Born October 12, 1871
    Died March 11, 1944
    (aged 72)
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