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Theodore Edward Seelye

Theodore Edward Seelye, American consultant engineer. Served as captain and major, Engineers, United States Army, 1917-1919, with 30th Division, War Damages Board of American Peace Commission and G5 General Staff.; member of board of managers, Philadelphia Zoological Society, Pennsylvania Hospital; Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Newcomen Society, Society American Military Engineers, Engineers Society Pennsylvania.

Background

  • Seelye, Theodore Edward was born on November 7, 1887 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Son of Abram Booth and Mary (O’Connor) Seelye.

  • Education

    • Special student, сivil engineering, University of Michigan, 1909-1912.

    Career

    • With United States Engineer Department, 1906-1909. Hydraulic engineer Electric Bond & Share Company, 1913. Div. engineer Water Supply communications of Pennsylvania, 1914-1915.

      Vice president Gannett, Seelye & Fleming, Inc., 1916-1932. Director of Day & Zimmermann, Inc., since 1933. President North Pennsylvania Railroad Company.

      Director Girard Trust Corn Exchange Bank, Delaware & Bound Brook Railroad Company, Fidelity Mutual life Insurance Company.

    Membership

    Served as captain and major, Engineers, United States Army, 1917-1919, with 30th Division, War Damages Board of American Peace Commission and G5 General Staff. Member of board of managers, Philadelphia Zoological Society, Pennsylvania Hospital. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Newcomen Society, Society American Military Engineers, Engineers Society Pennsylvania.

    Clubs: Rittenhouse, Philadelphia (Philadelphia).

    Connections

    • Married Georgia Reilv Bailey, November 6, 1922 (deceased). Children: Caroline Reily (Mistress.
    • father: Abram Booth Seelye
    • mother: Mary (O’Connor) Seelye
    • spouse: Georgia Reilv Bailey
    • child: Caroline Reily (Mrs Seelye
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    Died March 7, 1963
    (aged 75)
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