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Sidney Withington

Sidney Withington, American electrical engineer. Served as 1st lieutenant engrs., United States Army, 1918. Vice president. Railway and Locomotive History Society (Boston); member United States nat. committee International Electrotechnical Commission; member American Society Maine England, American Railway Association (past vice-chairman engineering div.

Background

  • Withington, Sidney was born on June 7, 1884 in Roxbury (Boston), Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Francis and Georgiana (Bowen) Withington.

  • Education

    • Graduate Roxbury Latin School, 1902. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1906, Bachelor of Science, 1907.

    Career

    • Began in electrical engineering department New York,N.H.&H. R.R., New Haven, Connecticut, 1910. Has since continued in design construction and electrical operation same road, engineering assistant to executive vice president.

    Works

    • Author publications relating to field. Contributor to railway, engineering and history publications.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Served as 1st lieutenant engrs., United States Army, 1918. Vice president. Railway and Locomotive History Society (Boston). Member United States nat. committee International Electrotechnical Commission.

    Member American Society Maine England, American Railway Association (past vice-chairman engineering div. Clubs: Graduate, Mory’s Association.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothea Barrows, December 22, 1914. Children: Virginia, Charles Francis.
    • father: Charles Francis Withington
    • mother: Georgiana (Bowen) Withington
    • spouse: Dorothea Barrows
    • children: Virginia Withington
    • Charles Francis Withington
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