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Charles Lincoln Carpenter

civil engineer

Charles Lincoln Carpenter, American civil engineer.


Carpenter, Charles Lincoln was born on June 17, 1867 in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Carroll and Feronia N. (Rice) Carpenter.


Bachelor of Science, Dartmouth, 1887. C.E., Thayer School Civ. Engineering (Dartmouth), 1889.


Charles Carrol. On surveys and construction Nicaragua Canal, Nicaragua Canal Company, 1889-1891. Assistant engineer with Boston Board of Survey, 1891-1898. Mining in Alaska, 1898-1900.

Locating Boston & Worcester R.R., 1900-1901. Assistant engineer, location and construction, Cuba R.R., Cuba, 1901-1902. With United States engineer corps, dredging in Boston Harbor, 1902-1904.

With Isthmian Canal Commission in Panama as assistant engineer on surveys, 1904-1906, resident engineer in direct charge of Gatun Locks, 1906-1908, in charge Gatun Dam and Porto Bello Quarry, 1906-1907. Superintendent construction for J. G. White & Company, on reconstruction of Cuba Eastern R.R., 1908-1909. General manager and chief engineer Guantanamo & Western R.R., which is the Cuba Eastern R.R. reorganized, 1909-1911.

Superintendent Ponce & Guayama R.R., December 1911-1912. Vice-president and general manager Central Aguirre Sugar Company, Puerto Rico, since 1912. Vice-president and general manager Central Machete Company, since 1920.

Vice president Santa Gabel Sugar Co.


Married Charlotte Florence Sullivan, December 15, 1892. Children: James Sullivan, Thomas Rice.

Charles Carroll Carpenter

Feronia N. (Rice) Carpenter

Charlotte Florence Sullivan

James Sullivan Carpenter

Thomas Rice Carpenter