Richard Erwin Dougherty, American consultant engineer, railway official (retired). Recipient Egleston medal Columbia Engineering Schools Alumni Association, 1945, University medal Columbia, 1948, Townsend Harris medal Association Alumni College, City of New York, 1949, others. Licensed professional engineer New York, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Ohio, Massachusetts, California, Virginia.
Instructor in engineering Columbia University, 1901-1902. Special lecturer Cooper Union, 1917-1921. With New York Central System, 1902-1951, started as rodman, retired as vice president, 1951.
Consultant Seelye, Stevenson, Value and Knecht, since 1951. Transportation Cons., Washington, since 1954.