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Alexander Mahon Acheson

civil engineer.

Alexander Mahon Acheson, American civil engineer.

Background

Acheson, Alexander Mahon was born on July 20, 1858 in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James C. and Mary E. (Mahon) Acheson.

Education

Student Washington and Jefferson College, 1876-1879.

Career

Began as rodman, New York, L.E. & Western Road, 1880. Levelman New York, West Shore & Buffalo R.R., 1881-1883. Transitman P. R.R., 1883-1885.

Railroad surveys, 1885-1887. Assistant engineer St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway, 1887-1889. Assistant engineer, 1889-1900, resident engineer, at Dallas, Texas, 1900-1906, div. superintendent, since 1906, M.K. & T. Railway of Texas Home: Trinity, Texas.

Connections

Married Alice Hanna, of Denison, Texas, December 6, 1893.

father:
James C. Acheson

mother:
Mary E. (Mahon) Acheson

spouse:
Alice Hanna