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Frederick Sievers Schwinn

Frederick Sievers Schwinn, American civil engineer. Member of American Railway Engineering Association (director 1941-1945.


  • Schwinn, Frederick Sievers was born on June 20, 1889 in Fort Scott, Kansas, United States. Son of Benjamin Franklin and Lillie (Sievers) Schwinn.

  • Education

    • Educated Lewis Institute and Armour Institute Technology, Chicago.


    • Rodman, instrumentman and assistant engineer S.P. Company, Sacramento, 1908-1913. Assistant engineer and assistant superintendent S.P. Lines, Lafayette, Louisiana, 1913-1917. Assistant div. superintendent I., N. Railway, Palestine, Texas, 1917-1918.

      Engineer for receiver, 1918-1920, chief engineer for receiver, 1920-1922. Chief engineer International G.N. Railroad Company, December, 1922-June 1, 1925. Assistant chief engineer Gulf Coast Lines and International G.N. R.R., 1925-1927.

      Assistant chief engineer Member of Parliament Lines, 1927-1956. Engineering consultant and analyst, 1956-1968. Registered professional engineer, civil.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member of American Railway Engineering Association (director 1941-1945.


    • Married Beatrice Sanford Barnes, December 25, 1912. Children: Frederick Seamans, Elizabeth Caroline, David Sanford.
    • father: Benjamin Franklin Schwinn
    • mother: Lillie (Sievers) Schwinn
    • spouse: Beatrice Sanford Barnes
    • children: Frederick Seamans Schwinn
    • Elizabeth Caroline Schwinn
    • David Sanford Schwinn
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    Died December 2, 1968
    (aged 79)