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James Daniel Mortimer

James Daniel Mortimer, electric power industry executive. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Am Institute of Elctrical Engineering (associate), Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

  • Mortimer, James Daniel was born on November 23, 1879 in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States. Son of Mathew and Rose Anna (McAuley) Mortimer.

  • Education

    • Throop Polytechnic Institute, Pasadena, California. Bachelor of Science in Mech. Engineering, University California, 1900, also post-graduate work.

    Career

    • Assistant in electrical engineering University of California, 1900-1902. Superintendent of power Puget Sound Electric Railway Company, 1902-1903. Electrical engineer Puget Sound Power Company, 1903-1905.

      Engineer, manager, operating department Vice-President Electric Bond & Share Company. New York City, 1905-1909. Vice president North American Company, 1909-1914, president company and subsidiaries, 1914-1920, resigned.

      President Western Power Company of Canada, 1917-1920. Chairman reorganization committee Winona Interurban Railway Company, 1916-1924. Later specializing in investment securities.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Am Institute of Elctrical Engineering (associate), Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Esther May Woodward, September 18, 1908.
    • father: Mathew Mortimer
    • mother: Rose Anna (McAuley) Mortimer
    • spouse: Esther May Woodward
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    Born November 23, 1879
    Died July 19, 1950
    (aged 70)
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