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George Edgar Goldthwaite

George Edgar Goldthwaite, American consultant engineer. Decorated Distinguished Service Cross for action in Argonne-Meuse offensive, October 15, 1918.

Background

  • Goldthwaite, George Edgar was born on October 18, 1889 in Marion. Indiana. Son of Edgar Louis and Candace (Zombro) Goldthwaite.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, Purdue University, 1911.

    Career

    • 1 son, Duncan. Engineering apprentice Westinghouse Electric Company, East Pittsburgh, 1911-1912. Load dispatcher and assistant to electrical engineer Pittsburgh Rys. Company, 1912-1914; chief operator electrified div.

      Norfolk & Western Railway Company, 1914-1916. Associate editor Railway Age Gazette and Railway Elec. Engineer, 1916-1917; electrical construction engineer and foreman, 1919.

      Associate with Milo R. Maltbie, public utility investigations, reports, etc., 1919-1929. Member firm Hine & Goldthwaite, public utility consultant, since 1930. Construction engineering for Public Service Commission and other New York State departments.

      Special consultant to various cities and states, United States Physician organization Department and other governmental bodies, Montreal, Canada, Quebec Hydro-Elec. Commission, Republic of Cuba.

    Works

    • Contributor to journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member firm Hine & Goldthwaite, public utility consultant, since 1930. Member of Executive Committee Citizens Union. Served as 1st lieut. (pilot and flight commander).

    24th Aero Squadron, United States Army, with American Expeditionary Forces, 1918. Member America Institute of Elctrical Engineering. Clubs: Engineers, City (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Emily Jack Duncan, May 30, 1925.
    • father: Edgar Louis Goldthwaite
    • mother: Candace (Zombro) Goldthwaite
    • spouse: Emily Jack Duncan
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    Born October 18, 1889
    Died January 10, 1960
    (aged 70)
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