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Corydon Tyler Purdy

civil engineer.

Corydon Tyler Purdy, American civil engineer. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Western Society Engineers, Institution C.E. Great Britain.

Background

Purdy, Corydon Tyler was born on May 17, 1859 in Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Samuel J. and Emma J. (Tyler) Purdy.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1885, C.E., 1886.

Career

President and Chairman of the Board Purdy & Henderson Company, engrs. and contractors, New York, many years, now retired. Chiefly known for activity in promoting development of modern building construction by use of steel and iron. Contributor to technical mags.

Works

  • Contributor to technical mags.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Western Society Engineers, Institution C.E. Great Britain. Clubs: Engineers’ (New York).

Connections

Married Rose E. Morse, March 19, 1892.

father:
Samuel J. Purdy

mother:
Emma J. (Tyler) Purdy

spouse:
Rose E. Morse