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Eugene Stuart Hight

Eugene Stuart Hight, American consultant engineer. Member American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Hight, Eugene Stuart was born on August 22, 1888 in Green Valley, Illinois, United States. Son of James Stuart and Bertha Julia (Troll) Hight.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1910, Master of Science, 1911, Electrical Engineer, 1915.

    Career

    • Operating and chief engineer Illinois Traction Company, Peoria, Illinois, 1916-1923. General operating engineer N.A. Light & Power Company, Chicago, 1924-1927, assistant, vice president, 1927-1933. Director, chief engineer Illinois Terminal Railroad Company, 1928-1939.

      President Central Terminal Company, St. Louis, 1932-1945. Vice president Illinois Iowa Power Company, Monticello, Illinois, 1933-1939. Vice-president, director Illinois Power Company, Decatur, Illinois, 1947-1954, general manager 1951-1954.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi. Clubs: University (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Beatrice Felicitas Staab, February 28, 1938.
    • father: James Stuart Hight
    • mother: Bertha Julia (Troll) Hight
    • spouse: Beatrice Felicitas Staab
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