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Gwin Allison Whitney

Gwin Allison Whitney, American engineer.


  • Whitney, Gwin Allison was born on June 4, 1893 in Superior, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William Allison Esther (Gwin) Whitney.

  • Education

    • Educated Northwestern Military and Naval Academy, Highland Park, Illinois, 1909-1912, Cascadilla Preparatory School, Ithaca, New York, 1912-1913, Cornell Univercity, 1913-1914.


    • Construction engineer Whitney Brothers Company, Superior, Wisconsin, 1914-1915. Vice president same, Duluth, Minnesota, 1915-1918, president, 1918-1930. President Merritt-Chapman & Whitney Corporation, 1930-1932.

      Vice president Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation, 1932-1933, president, since 1933. President and managing director Merritt-Chapman-Lindsay, Ltd. President and director American Construction Company, Whitney Corporation Home: New York, New York.


    • Married Charlotte Wilson, March 28, 1918. Children: James Wilson, William Allison, Gwin Richard.
    • father: William Allison Esther (Gwin) Whitney. Whitney
    • spouse: Charlotte Wilson
    • children: James Wilson Whitney
    • William Allison Whitney
    • Gwin Richard Whitney
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    Died February 11, 1939
    (aged 45)