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Charles Baker Burdick

engineer

Charles Baker Burdick, American engineer.

Background

Burdick, Charles Baker was born on March 6, 1874 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William Richard and Mary (Dewey) Burdick.

Education

Bachelor of Science in municipal and sanitary engineering, University of Illinois, 1895.

Career

Served as assistant to present partner and others, and resident engineer on several water works and sewerage projects for municipalities, 1895-1902, in general practice of engineering, since 1902. Member Alvord & Burdick, 1902-1922, Alvord, Burdick & Howson, since 1927. Designer and construction engineering of works for water supply, sewerage, flood relief, etc., for many cities including Milwaukee, Louisville, Denver and Des Moines, also project for numerous corporations Supervising engineer Camp Grant, Rockford, Camp Las Casas, San Juan, P.R. and Picric Acid Plant, Little Rock, Arkansas, World War I.

Works

  • Author: Relief from Floods, 1918.

Membership

Served as assistant to present partner and others, and resident engineer on several water works and sewerage projects for municipalities, 1895-1902, in general practice of engineering, since 1902. Member Alvord & Burdick, 1902-1922, Alvord, Burdick & Howson, since 1927. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, Western Society Engineers (past president), Illinois Society Engineers (past president), Sigma Chi.

Clubs: Engineers’, University, La Grange Country.

Connections

Married Mabel Taylor, October 8, 1909 (died 1935). Children: Mary, Janet.

father:
William Richard Burdick

mother:
Mary (Dewey) Burdick

spouse:
Mabel Taylor

children:
Mary Burdick

Janet Burdick