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Earl B. Lovell

civil engineer.

Earl B. Lovell, American civil engineer. member American Society of Civil Engineers; member Tau Beta Phi, Sigma Xi.


Lovell, Earl B. was born on May 2, 1869 in Marathon, New York, United States. Son of Ransom Marlow and Dorcas (Meacham) Lovell.


Graduate Marathon Academy, 1886, Cascadilla School, Ithaca. 1887; C.E., Cornell, 1891.


1 stepson, Review H. Myron Shimer. Assistant engineer, Michigan Central Railroad, 1891-1893. Instructor civil engineering, Lafayette College, 1893-1896, Cornell University, 1896-1898.

Adjunct Professor civil engineering, Columbia University, 1898-1901, associate professor, 1901-1907, professor since 1907, department chairman civil engineering, 1916-1934, retired. Advisory engineer and manager survey department Lawyers Title & Trust Company (later Lawyers Title & Guaranty Company), New York, 1907-1933. President Earl B. Lovell, Inc., engineering and surveying, 1933-1938, chairman board of directors since August 1938.

Chairman Association of Department Heads, 1923-1924. Consulting engineer for Portland Cement Lumber Company, 1923-1924. Owner “Lovell Farms,” Marathon, New York President Association of City Surveyors, Greater New York, 1919-1922.

Associate member American Society of Civil Engineers. Member Tau Beta Phi, Sigma Xi.


Member American Society of Civil Engineers. Member Tau Beta Phi, Sigma Xi.


Married Ida L. Peck, October 4, 1899 (died September 20, 1932).; married second, Mistress. Children: Robert Marlow, Helen Louise (deceased), Esther Hope, Gordon Peck and Ruth Caroline.

Ransom Marlow Lovell

Dorcas (Meacham) Lovell

Ida L. Peck


Robert Marlow Lovell

Helen Louise Lovell (deceased)

Esther Hope Lovell

Gordon Peck and Ruth Caroline Lovell