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Samuel Wilson Fleming

Samuel Wilson Fleming, American consultant engineer. Decorated Distinguished Service Cross, Order Purple Heart, Legion of Honor; Croix de Guerre (France). Served as major 315th Infantry, 79th Division Advertising Educational Foundation, World War I; Member American Society French Legion of Honor, Engineers Society Pennsylvania (president), Chamber of Commerce (president) Presbyn, (trustee).

Background

  • Fleming, Samuel Wilson was born on July 7, 1885 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel Wilson and Mary (deSausser) Fleming.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1906. Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, 1909.

    Career

    • Engineer, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Company, Newburgh, New York, 1909-1915. Partner, treasurer Gannett Fleming Corddry & Carpenter, Inc., engrs., Harrisburg, since 1915, mow chairman, treasurer. President Owego Waterworks.

      Director Cayuga Rock Salt Company, National Central Bank & Trust Company, General Waterworks Corporation Trustee Temple University.

    Membership

    Served as major 315th Infantry, 79th Division Advertising Educational Foundation, World War I. Member American Society French Legion of Honor, Engineers Society Pennsylvania (president), Chamber of Commerce (president) Presbyn, (trustee).

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Fullerton Hastings, January 8, 1918.; married second, Nancy Robinson Simmons, August 23, 1948. Children: Barbara (Mistress George W. Reily III), Frances (Mistress George B. Barnard), Samuel Wilson III.
    • father: Samuel Wilson Fleming
    • mother: Mary (deSausser) Fleming
    • spouses: Sarah Fullerton Hastings
    • Nancy Robinson Simmons
    • children: Barbara Fleming (Mistress George W. Reily III)
    • Frances Fleming (Mistress George B. Barnard)
    • Samuel Wilson III Fleming
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    Died April 16, 1966
    (aged 80)
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