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Albert H. Scherzer

engineer

Albert H. Scherzer, American engineer.

Background

Scherzer, Albert H. was born on July 22, 1865 in Peru, Illinois, United States. Son of William and Wilhelmina Scherzer.

Education

Educated Peru (Illinois) High school and Technology School, Zürich, Switzerland. Bachelor of Laws, Union College of Law, Chicago, 1892.

Career

Engaged in law practice, Chicago, until death of his brother, William, inventor of the Scherzer rolling lift bridge, becoming president and chief engineer of The Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Company. Designed and built many large and important railway, electric railway and highway bridges in the United States and abroad. Also invented improvements in bridges.

Office: Chicago, Ill.

Connections

Married Donna G. Adair, May 8, 1902.

father:
William Scherzer

mother:
Wilhelmina Scherzer

spouse:
Donna G. Adair