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Charles Herbert Wright

civil engineer.

Charles Herbert Wright, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Cleveland Engineers; Club.; Club: Colonial.

Background

Wright, Charles Herbert was born on July 2, 1857 in Templeton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edwin and Rebecca (Sprague) Wright.

Education

Graduate Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1879.

Career

Engineer bridges, Iron Mountain R.R., 1882-1884. Engineer Edge Moor Bridge Works, 1887-1898. Chief engineer Brown Hoisting Machinery Company, since 1898.

Works

  • Author: Bridge Drafting, 1896. Plate Girder Draw Spans, 1898. The Designing of Draw Spans, 1898.

    Contributor articles on bridge design and more recently, on ore and coal handling machinery on the Great Lakes to engineering journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Cleveland Engineers. Club.; Club: Colonial.

Connections

Married Emma L. Giffen, of Templeton, Massachusetts, June 11, 1881.

father:
Edwin Wright

mother:
Rebecca (Sprague) Wright

spouse:
Emma L. Giffen