Party affiliation: Democrat
Robert Burns Haldane Begg, American civil engineer. Served as captain Engineers, United States Army, 1917-1919; Member American Society Civil Engineers, Society for Promotion Engineering Education, National Society Professional Engineers, Tau Beta Pi., Chi. Epsilon.; Club: Rotary (Christiansburg, Virginia).
1 son, James Currie. Began as civil engineer, 1899. Railroad and highway work, 1901-1905. Successively instructor, assistant professor, and associate professor сivil engineering, Syracuse University, 1905-1910.
Professor сivil engineering, Pennsylvania Military College, 1910-1912. Professor sanitary and hydraulic engineering, University of Kansas, 1912-1913. Professor сivil engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, from 1913.
In charge inspection of all construction Resettlement Administration, 1935-1936.