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Charles Adelbert Morse

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Charles Adelbert Morse, American engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (ex-president Illinois section), American Railway Engineering Association (ex-president), West-Engineers.

Background

Morse, Charles Adelbert was born on January 1, 1859 in Bangor, Maine, United States. Son of Charles B. and Elsie (Emery) Morse.

Education

Continuing education, University of Maine, 1879. Instrumentman, office man and div. engineer, C.,B. & Q. R.R., 1880-1881. Div. engineer Mexico Central Railway, 1881-1884.

Again C.,B. & Q. R.R., 1884-1885. With A.,T. & San Francisco Railway as transitman, div. engineer, and resident engineer, Fort Madison, Iowa, and Pueblo, Colorado, 1886-1901, assistant to chief engineer, Topeka, 1901-1902, principal assistant engineer, La Junta, 1902-1903, engineer eastern grand div., Topeka, March-July, 1903, acting chief engineer, Topeka, 1903-1904, assistant chief engineer, Topeka, 1904-1905, acting chief engineer, A.,T. & San Francisco Railway Coast Lines, Los Angeles, 1905-1906, chief engineer A.,T. & San Francisco Railway, Topeka, 1906-1909, chief engineer A.,T. & San Francisco System, Topeka, 1909-1913. Chief engineer Rock Island Lines, Chicago, April 1, 1913-September 1, 1918, and 1919-1929.

Career

Assistant director engineering and maintenance, United States.R.R. Administration, Washington, September 1, 1918-June 1, ern Society Engineers (president 1923-1924), Washington Society 1919. Appointed member Board of Review, Construction Department United States of America, 1918.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers (ex-president Illinois section), American Railway Engineering Association (ex-president), West-Engineers. Clubs: Engineers (ex-president), University.

Connections

father:
Charles B. Morse

mother:
Elsie (Emery) Morse