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Charles A. Semrad

Charles A. Semrad, American utilities executive. Member American Institute Electrical Engineer, Knights of Columbus Elk.


  • Semrad, Charles A. was born on July 5, 1885 in Highland, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John V. and Anne (Bohacek) Semrad.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1908.


    • Instructor University of Wisconsin, 1908-1909. With Union Electric Company, St.Louis, 1909-1910. Electrical engineer, Western Light & Power Company, Boulder, Colorado, 1910-1913, vice president, general manager, 1918-1924.

      Vice president, general manager Cheyenne (Wyoming) Light, Fuel & Power Company, 1913-1918. Vice president, commercial manager Public Service Company Colorado, Denver, 1924-1927. President, director, St. Joseph Light & Power Company, 1927-1956, director, chairman, since 1956.

      Director Associate Industries Missouri Director Missouri Expenditure Surrey, American Humanics Foundation, also trustee, St. Joseph United Fund.


    Member American Institute Electrical Engineer, Knights of Columbus Elk. Clubs: Country, Benton, Rotary.


    • Married Louise A. Wagner, June 24, 1914 (deceased).; married second, Mildred G. Hopkins, 1958. Children: Charles J., Mary Lee Quinn.
    • father: John V. Semrad
    • mother: Anne (Bohacek) Semrad
    • spouses: Louise A. Wagner
    • second
    • children: Charles J. Semrad
    • Mary Lee Quinn Semrad
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