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Charles Hall Fitch


Charles Hall Fitch, American engineer.


Fitch, Charles Hall was born on September 12, 1854 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Charles Walton and Mary F. (Warbasse) Fitch.


Educated private schools Wisconsin and Maryland. and Georgetown (District of Columbia) Academy. Studied engineering under private tutors.


Aid, United States Coast Survey, 1873-1876. Mining public land surveys, New Mexico, 1876-1884. Topographer, United States Geological Survey, 1884-1893.

General Land Office, 1893-1895. Topographer and engineer, United States Geological Survey, 1895-1902. Topographer in charge Indian Ty. surveys, 1895-1899.

Engineer United States Reclamation Service, 1902-1909. Manager Idaho Irrigation Limited company, Richfield, Idaho, 1909-1910. Project engineer, United States Reclamation Service in charge Salt River Valley project, March 15, 1911-1913.

Project manager same, November 1, 1913-1915. Chief clerk United States Reclamation Service since 1916. Address: United States Reclamation Service, Washington, District of Columbia.


Married Mary C. H. Stevens, of Washington, April.

Charles Walton Fitch

Mary F. (Warbasse) Fitch

Mary C. H. Stevens