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George Castleman Estill

George Castleman Estill, American utilities executive. Member Chamber of Commerce (director), Kappa Alpha.


  • Estill, George Castleman was born on May 27, 1881 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Son of William Wallace and Harriet Hughes (Sheffer) Estill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Kentucky U., 1902. Mechanical Engineering, Cornell, 1907.


    • 1 daughter, Alice Garth (Mistress St. Julien Palmer Rosemond). Principal assistant chief engineer Birmingham Railway Light & Power Company, 1903-1915. Chief engineer Cumberland Power & Light Company, Portland, Maine, 1915-1919.

      Manager for receiver Montgomery Light & Traction Company (Alabama), 1919-1921. Superintendent roadways New Orleans Public Service, 1921-1924. General superintendent Florida Power & Light Company, Miami, 1924-1932, director, 1934-1937, vice president, general manager, 1932-1934, president, 1934-1937.

      Director Consumers Water Company, Miami Beach Railway Company, Miami Water Company, 1925-1937, vice president, general manager, 1930-1937. Director Community Chest, chairman fund campaign, Miami. General chairman Mercy Hospital drive, Miami.

      Vice chairman of the board of trustees U. Miami.


    Member Chamber of Commerce (director), Kappa Alpha. Clubs: Rotary (past president, director), Biscayne Bay Yacht (Miami).


    • Married Alice Dashiell Garth, October 25, 1911.
    • father: William Wallace Estill
    • mother: Harriet Hughes (Sheffer) Estill
    • spouse: Alice Dashiell Garth
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    Born March 27, 1881
    Died June 15, 1957
    (aged 76)