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Charles Lord Patterson

Charles Lord Patterson, American transportation executive. Club: New York Railroad (president 1951).


  • Patterson, Charles Lord was born on December 17, 1905 in Pittsburgh. Son of Charles Forsyth and Elisabeth Loomis (Lord) Patterson.

  • Education

    • Student Allegheny Preparatory School, 1912-1916. Graduate Lawrenceville Preparatory School, 1922. Student Princeton, 1922-1923.


    • 1 son, Charles F. Mechanical department Pennsylvania R.R., 1923-1939, operating department, 1939-1943. Div. superintendent, general manager Lehigh Valley Railroad Company, 1943, vice president, general manager until 1952. Vice president, general manager Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway Company, 1952-1953.

      Vice president Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad Company, 1953-1954. Chairman New York City Transit Authority, since 1955.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Club: New York Railroad (president 1951).


    • Married Marie Emilienne Tybou, October 21, 1933.
    • father: Charles Forsyth Patterson
    • mother: Elisabeth Loomis (Lord) Patterson
    • spouse: Marie Emilienne Tybou
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    Born December 17, 1905
    Died October 13, 1962
    (aged 56)