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Jesse Lee Haugh

Jesse Lee Haugh, American transportation executive. Mason.


  • Haugh, Jesse Lee was born on October 17, 1887 in in Sodus, Michigan, United States. Son of Mr. James Calvin and Patience Magdalene (Puterbaugh) Haugh.

  • Education

    • Education high school, Benton Harbor, Michigan, and extension courses, University of Michigan, 1905-1906, University of Wisconsin, 1907-1908.


    • Began as rodman, C.C.C.&St. Louis Railway, 1904. Assistant to the president of the U.P. Railroad Company and subsidiary lines, 1920-1937, vice president, 1929-1942, special representative, 1942-1943. Chairman of the Board Pacific City Lines, March 1, 1942-February 1, 1947.

      President Railway Equipment & Realty Limited company and Key System 1946-1947. President Western Transit Company, Bellingham City Lines, Butte City Lines, Everett City Lines, Fresno City Lines, Great Falls City Lines since February 1, 1947. President Vancouver-Portland Business Company, 1949-1960.

      Vice president, director Airport Limousine Company (Gray Lines San Francisco and Oakland), 1948-1957. President City Transit System, San Diego Transit System, San Diego and Coronado Ferry Company, since 1948. President Metropolitan Coach Lines, Los Angeles, 1953-1959, California Motor Express Company, since 1960.

      President American Transit Association, 1957-1958. Vice president and director California Trucking Association, since 1962.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Mason.; Clubs: Cuyamaca, La Jolla Beach and Tennis (San Diego).


    • Married Edith Melissa Applegate, June 4, 1912. Children: Dorothy Lee, Richard Lee, James Calvin.
    • father: Mr. James Calvin Haugh
    • mother: Patience Magdalene (Puterbaugh) Haugh
    • spouse: Edith Melissa Applegate
    • children: Dorothy Lee Haugh
    • Richard Lee Haugh
    • James Calvin Haugh
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    Born October 17, 1887
    Died February 8, 1965
    (aged 77)