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Charles Herbert Wright

Charles Herbert Wright, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Cleveland Engineers; Club.; Club: Colonial.


  • Wright, Charles Herbert was born on July 2, 1857 in Templeton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edwin and Rebecca (Sprague) Wright.

  • Education

    • Graduate Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1879.


    • Engineer bridges, Iron Mountain R.R., 1882-1884. Engineer Edge Moor Bridge Works, 1887-1898. Chief engineer Brown Hoisting Machinery Company, since 1898.


    • Author: Bridge Drafting, 1896. Plate Girder Draw Spans, 1898. The Designing of Draw Spans, 1898.

      Contributor articles on bridge design and more recently, on ore and coal handling machinery on the Great Lakes to engineering journals.


    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Cleveland Engineers. Club.; Club: Colonial.


    • Married Emma L. Giffen, of Templeton, Massachusetts, June 11, 1881.
    • father: Edwin Wright
    • mother: Rebecca (Sprague) Wright
    • spouse: Emma L. Giffen
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