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George Castleman Estill

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

Background

  • 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.

    Career

    • 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.

    Membership

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

    Connections

    • 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)
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