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William Kurtz Myers

William Kurtz Myers, American engineer. member Executive Committee International Railway Company, 1928-1943; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers; Club: Engineers.

Background

  • Myers, William Kurtz was born on December 17, 1883 in Millville, New Jersey, United States. Son of Christian and Louisa (Kurtz) Myers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State College, 1905.

    Career

    • Draftsman Pennsylvania Steel Company, 1905-1907. Engineer Chicago Traction Company, 1908-1919. Valuation manager and engineer Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company, and International Railway Company of Buffalo, 1919-1923, vice president Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company, 1923-1926, president, 1926-1927.

      Executive vice president Mitten Bank Securities Corporation, 1927-1929, president, 1929-1938. Vice president Mitten Management, Inc., 1927-1943. Chairman of the executive committee and vice Chairman of the Board of directors Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company, 1928-1931.

      Member Executive Committee International Railway Company, 1928-1943. President Mitten Bank & Trust Company, 1928-1940. Chairman of the Board of directors Pennsylvania Steel Castings Company, Chester, Pennsylvania, since 1933.

    Membership

    Member Executive Committee International Railway Company, 1928-1943. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers. Club: Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Steinbach, June 23, 1909.
    • father: Christian Myers
    • mother: Louisa (Kurtz) Myers
    • spouse: Margaret Steinbach
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    Born December 17, 1883
    Died September 7, 1953
    (aged 69)
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