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Robert Burns Haldane Begg

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).

Background

  • Begg, Robert Burns Haldane was born on January 4, 1880 in Campbell County, Virginia, United States. Son of James Beveridge and Janet (Haldane) Begg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Virginia Poly Institute, 1899, C.E., 1901.

    Career

    • 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.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    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).

    Connections

    • Married Adah Mann., September 5, 1907.
    • father: James Beveridge Begg
    • mother: Janet (Haldane) Begg
    • spouse: Adah Mann.
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