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Charles Gilman Hyde


Charles Gilman Hyde, American engineer.


Hyde, Charles Gilman was born on May 7, 1874 in Yantic (town of Norwich), Connecticut, United States. Son of George Rodney and Kate Rhoda (Dickey) Hyde.


Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1896. Doctor of Laws, University of California, 1949.


; children—Margherita, Helen, Katharine. Assistant, and assistant engineer, Massachusetts State Board of Health, 1896-1900. Assistant engineer and in charge, Spring Garden and Torresdale Testing stations, Bureau of Water, Philadelphia, 1900-1902.

Resident engineer, design and construction of Harrisburg Filtration Works, 1902-1905. Assistant professor, associate professor and professor sanitary engineering, University of California, 1905-1944, professor emeritus from 1944, dean of men, 1926-1928. Consulting engineer on many hydraulic and sanitary engineering problems, including California State Department of Health, 1911-1944.

Special consultant, hydraulic engineer, Harriman lines in Oregon and California, 1906-1908. Member engineering commission design of sanitary works, Camp Fremont, Menlo Park, California, 1917, captain, major, sanitary engineering section, Sanitary Corps United States Army, June 11, 1918-June 12, 1919. Sanitary engineer, Camp Meade, Maryland., August 5-November 22, 1918.

Surgeon General’ General’ s Office, War Department, Washington, November 22, 1918-June 12, 1919. In charge sanitary engineering section Sanitary Corps, Surgeon Corps, Surgeon General’ General’ s Office, February 15-June 12, 1919. Consultant San Francisco Department Public Health, 1932-1944.

Member and Chairman of the Board of consultant engrs., San Francisco Sewerage and Sewage Disposal, 1934-1935. Member board consultant engrs. Los Angeles Sewerage and Sewage Disposal, 1939.

Chairman of the Board consultant engrs., East Bay Cities Sewage Disposal Survey, 1940-1941. Chairman State Committee on Water Supply, California State Council of Defense, 1941-1943. Consultant sanitary engineer United States Navy, 12th District, from 1944.

Chairman and/or member sewage survey bds. Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Orange and San Diego counties, California, Greater Vancouver area, B.C., Auckland Metropolitan Drainage District, New Zealand.


Clubs: Bohemian, Faculty.


Married Margherita Isola, May 21, 1901 (deceased. Children: Margherita, Helen, Katharine.

George Rodney Hyde

Kate Rhoda (Dickey) Hyde

Margherita Isola

Margherita Hyde

Helen Hyde

Katharine Hyde