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William Francis Carey

William Francis Carey, American contractor, engineer. Member Defense Commission, Washington, as spcial advisor on construction of army, marine and aviation cantonments, World World War World War II.

Background

  • Carey, William Francis was born on September 14, 1878 in Hoosick Falls, New York, United States. Son of William and Catherine (Ryan) Carey.

  • Education

    • Educated schools, Hoosick Falls.

    Career

    • Partner various contracting concerns engaged in building railways for Chinese Government, financed by American International Corporation of New York. General superintendent of excavation during building of Panama Canal. Built railroad in Bolivia from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz.

      Sanitary commissioner, New York City, 1936-1945. Engaged in cement rock mining in Brazil and Argentina. President Carey, Baxter & Kennedy, Inc., Siems Carey Railway & Canal Сompany.

      Vice president, The China Corporation. Director Curtis-Wright Corporation, Lone Star Cement Corporation. Member Executive Committee Lone Star Cement Corporation.

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member Defense Commission, Washington, as spcial advisor on construction of army, marine and aviation cantonments, World World War World War II. Clubs: Bankers, Engineers, Grand Street Boys Association.

    Connections

    • Married Ocean K. Daily, October 29, 1904. Children: Francesca, William Francis.
    • father: William Carey
    • mother: Catherine (Ryan) Carey
    • spouse: Ocean K. Daily
    • children: Francesca Carey
    • William Francis Carey
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    Born September 14, 1878
    Died February 22, 1951
    (aged 72)
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