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Charles Alfred Wilson

civil engineer.

Charles Alfred Wilson, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association; Mason.

Background

Wilson, Charles Alfred was born on April 4, 1855 in in Cecil Company, Maryland, United States. Son of John Howard and Anna Catharine (Cheyney) Wilson.

Education

Educated Friends private school, Columbia, Pennsylvania, Friends High School, West Chester High School, Pennsylvania.

Career

Began railway service as flagman, engineer corps Philadelphia & Reading R.R., 1869. Held various engineering positions on different rys., 18-9679. Resident engineer Hocking Valley Railway, 1879-1880.

Principal assistant engineer construction, 1880-1882, chief engineer, 1882-1896, also general superintendent, 1893-1895, Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway. Also chief engineer Cleveland & Marietta R.R., 1882-1885. Chief engineer C.,H.&D. Railway, 1896-1906.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association.

Connections

Married Carrie Ione Stevens, of Norwalk, O., November, 1883.

father:
John Howard Wilson

mother:
Anna Catharine (Cheyney) Wilson

spouse:
Carrie Ione Stevens