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Louis Yager

Louis Yager, American engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineers Association (president 1929).; Mason (32 degree).; Club: St. Paul Athletic.

Background

  • Yager, Louis was born on July 12, 1877 in Germantown, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Frederick R. and Mary (Eberlein) Yager.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Preston, Minnesota, 1895. C.E., University of Minnesota, 1900.

    Career

    • Rodman and inspector N.P. Railway, 1900, assistant engineer on construction, 1901-1902, supervisor bridges and buildings, at Minneapolis, 1902-1907, assistant engineer, St. Louis Bay Bridge reconstruction, Duluth, and construction Glendive (Montana) East Line, 1907-1910, div. engineer, St. Paul, 1910-1917, engineer maintenance of way, St. Paul, 1917-1919. Chief maintenance of way engineer, United States R.R. Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, 1919-1920. Engineer, maintenance of way, N.P. Railway, St. Paul, 1920-1922, assistant chief engineer since 1922.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineers Association (president 1929). Mason (32 degree).; Club: St. Paul Athletic.

    Connections

    • Married Hester Elizabeth Whiteley, of Brainerd, Minnesota, August 14, 1902.
    • father: Frederick R. Yager
    • mother: Mary (Eberlein) Yager
    • spouse: Hester Elizabeth Whiteley
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