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Edward Butts

civil engineer.

Edward Butts, American civil engineer.

Background

Butts, Edward was born on August 16, 1853 in Rensselaer Company, New York, United States. Son of Anson and Anna (Stadler) Butts.

Education

Self educated; learned surveying in boyhood, his father being civil engineer.

Career

Assistant engineer 2 terms, city engineer 2 terms, Kansas City. Chief engineer Metropolitan St. Railway Company 15 years Secretary Civil Service Board, Kansas City, 1912. Curator Public Library Museum (devoted to science and art) since 1917.

President Kansas City Science Club, 1924-1925. Author: Civil Engineers’ Field Book, 1885. The Swastica, 1908; The Triskelion, 1926.

Polaris, 1927; Along Old Trails, 1936. Contributor on engineering subjects. Home: 3402 Prospect Avenue, Kansas City, Missoury.

Works

  • Author: Civil Engineers’ Field Book, 1885. The Swastica, 1908

  • The Triskelion, 1926. Polaris, 1927

  • Along Old Trails, 1936.

    Contributor on engineering subjects.

Connections

Married Hannah Knight, of Kansas City, Missoury, October 28, 1883.

father:
Anson Butts

mother:
Anna (Stadler) Butts

spouse:
Hannah Knight