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David Carlisle Humphreys

civil engineer

David Carlisle Humphreys, American civil engineer. member governor’s Board of Mech. Survey of Virginia President board deacons Presbyterian Church.

Background

Humphreys, David Carlisle was born on October 14, 1855 in Chatham Hill, Virginia, United States. Son of Doctor William Finley and Betsey (McFarland) Humphreys.

Education

C.E., Washington and Lee University, 1878.

Career

E. M. Sloan, September 4, 1888. United States assistant engineer on improvement of Missouri River, 1879-1885. Adjunct Professor applied mathematics, 1885-1889, professor civil engineering, since 1889, dean School of Applied Science, since 1904, Washington and Lee University Resident hydrographer, United States Geological Survey, 1895-1908.

Secretary building commission and superintendent heating and power plant, Washington and Lee University. Member governor’s Board of Mech. Survey of Virginia President board deacons Presbyterian Church Home: Lexington, Va.

Membership

Member governor’s Board of Mech. Survey of Virginia President board deacons Presbyterian Church.

Connections

Married Mary L., d.

father:
Doctor William Finley Humphreys

mother:
Betsey (McFarland) Humphreys

spouse:
Mary L.