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Joseph Shirley Bright

Joseph Shirley Bright, American civil engineer. Member American Association State Highway Officials (member maintenance and equipment committee), American Society of Civil Engineers (life), Highway Research Board, National Research Council (department chairman of maintenance committee), Permanent International Association of Road Congresses, California Alumni Association (life).; Mason.

Background

  • Bright, Joseph Shirley was born on August 29, 1878 in San Bernardino, California, United States. Son of Joseph Shannon and Annetta (Daley) Bright.

  • Education

    • A. S. in C.E.U. of California. Ro. Mollie Tylor, May 28, 1907.

    Career

    • With A.T. & San Francisco and Southern Pacific Rys., 1901-1905. Deputy county surveyor San Bernardino County, California, 1905-1909. county surveyor, 1911-1915.

      Assistant city engineer, San Bernardino, 1909-1910. Chief engineer Fontana Land and Water Company, Rialto, California, 1910-1911. Chief engineer San Bernardino Highway Commission, 1915-1917.

      With United States Public Rds. Administration from 1917, successively as senior highway engineer, Portland, Oregon, and Missoula, Montana, district engineer, Denver, chief construction engineer, Western Headquarters, San Francisco, district engineer directing American and Canadian contractors working on Alaska Highway, deputy commissioner in charge of department of construction and maintenance. Washington. Registered civil engineer, California.

    Works

    • Author numerous papers on highway engineering.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American Association State Highway Officials (member maintenance and equipment committee), American Society of Civil Engineers (life), Highway Research Board, National Research Council (department chairman of maintenance committee), Permanent International Association of Road Congresses, California Alumni Association (life).
    • Member of American Society of Commerce.E. American Assn, of State Highway Officials.

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    • Married Mollie Hudson Tyler, May 28, 1907.
    • father: Joseph Shannon Bright
    • mother: Annetta (Daley) Bright
    • spouse: Mollie Hudson Tyler
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