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Charles Samuel Churchill

civil engineer , railway official

Charles Samuel Churchill, American civil engineer, railway official. member, 1931, American Ry Engineering Association, “in recognition of outstanding contributions to the science of railway engineering”.

Background

Churchill, Charles Samuel was born on September 22, 1856 in New Britain, Connecticut, United States. Son of Samuel W. and Ellen (Hubbard) Churchill.

Education

C.E., Sheffield Science School (Yale), 1878.

Career

Railway surveys and construction, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, 1879-1881. Div. engineer construction, Pittsburgh & Lake Erie R.R., 1881-1884. Principal assistant engineer construction, Schuylkill Valley div.

Pennsylvania R.R., 1884-1887. Engineer maintenance of way, Shenandoah Valley R.R., 1887-1888. Engineer in charge Ohio extension of N.&W. Railway, May-October 1888, engineer maintenance of way, 1888-1903, chief engineer, 1903-1914, chairman valuation committee, 1913-1914, assistant to president and chief of valuation, 1914-1918, Norfolk & Western Railway System.

Vice president N.&W. Railway Company, 1918-1926, in charge purchases, real estate and valuation, 1920-1926, also chairman coms. representing Southern group of rys. on federal valuation, 1913-1926, and engaged in ventilation of railway tunnels. Retired from railway service, October 1, 1926. Consultant engineering practice.

Elected honorary member, 1931, American Ry Engineering Association, “in recognition of outstanding contributions to the science of railway engineering”. Home: Roanoke, Va.

Membership

Member, 1931, American Ry Engineering Association, “in recognition of outstanding contributions to the science of railway engineering”.

Connections

Married Anna D. Green, November 11, 1885.

father:
Samuel W. Churchill

mother:
Ellen (Hubbard) Churchill

spouse:
Anna D. Green