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Charles Bridgen Lansing

Charles Bridgen Lansing, American automotive executive. Served in France with 12th Engineers, 1917-1919. President Strang Garages, 1921-1925; member Foundation for Study of Cycles.; Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers; member Newcomen Society.

Background

  • Lansing, Charles Bridgen was born on November 3, 1889 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. Son of Charles A. and Sarah (Macklin) Lansing.

  • Education

    • Student schools in France. Phillips Academy, Andover. Yale, Sheffield Scientific School.

    Career

    • Began with Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, Simplex Auto Company. Manager Colorado Concrete Company, 1913-1915. From 1915-1922 was president Van Briggle Tile & Pottery Company, and director Granite Gold Mines, First National Bank of Colorado Springs, and Intermountain Railway Light & Power Company.

    Membership

    Served in France with 12th Engineers, 1917-1919. President Strang Garages, 1921-1925. Member Foundation for Study of Cycles.

    Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Member Newcomen Society. Clubs: Union (Cleveland).

    Connections

    • Married Alice Scott, 1911. Children: Charles B., Junior.
    • father: Charles A. Lansing
    • mother: Sarah (Macklin) Lansing
    • spouse: Alice Scott
    • children: Charles B. Lansing
    • Jr Lansing
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