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Edmund Taylor Perkins

civil engineer

Edmund Taylor Perkins, American civil engineer. member State of Florida Everglades Engineering Commission; Member American Association Engineers (president 1917-1918).

Background

Perkins, Edmund Taylor was born on September 8, 1864 in Scottsville, Virginia, United States. Son of Edmund Taylor and Mary Sydnor (Addison) Perkins.

Education

C.E., Bachelor of Arts, Union College, New York, 1885, A.M., 1888.

Career

Topographer United States Geological Survey, 1885-1902. Engineer United States Reclamation Service, 1902-1910. President Edmund T. Perkins Engineering Company, Chicago, November 1, since 1910.

President American Reclamation Federation. President National Drainage Congress. Member State of Florida Everglades Engineering Commission.

Membership

Member State of Florida Everglades Engineering Commission. Member American Association Engineers (president 1917-1918).

Connections

Married Jean Waters, June 3, 1903 (deceased). Married second, Louise Lemson-Scribner, August 17, 1918.

father:
Edmund Taylor Perkins

mother:
Mary Sydnor (Addison) Perkins

spouses:
Jean Waters

Louise Lemson-Scribner