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Charles Homer Buford

consultant engineer.

Charles Homer Buford, American consultant engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society Military Engineers; Mason (Shriner).; Clubs. Chicago.

Background

Buford, Charles Homer was born on February 5, 1886 in Newport, Arkansas, United States. Son of William and Emma (Anthony) Buford.

Education

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, U. Arkansas, 1907.

Career

Engineer track elevation C.M., St. P.&P. R.R., 1907-1917, trainmaster Sioux City and Dakota div., 1917-1918, LaCrosse div., February-July, 1918, superintendent divisions, Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana, 1918-1924, general superintendent Southern District, 1924-1925, assistant general manager lines east, Chicago, 1925-1927, general manager lines west, Seattle, 1927-1939, vice president operations and maintenance department Association American R.R.’s, Washington, 1939-1946. Executive vice president C.M.St.P. & P. R.R., March 1946-May 1947, president director 1947-1950, retired 1950.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society Military Engineers. Mason (Shriner).; Clubs.

Connections

Married Bess Thomas, December 30, 1909. Children: Jack William, Curtis Donald.

father:
William Buford

mother:
Emma (Anthony) Buford

spouse:
Bess Thomas

children:
Jack William Buford

Curtis Donald Buford