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Edward Dwight Trowbridge

engineer , author

Edward Dwight Trowbridge, Turkish engineer, author. Served during war period on Draft Board and on Civil Board for Examinations for Communications in N.A.

Background

Trowbridge, Edward Dwight was born on October 1, 1870 in of America missionary parentage, Marash, Turkey. Son of Review Tillman C. (Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Laws) and Margaret (Riggs) T.

Education

Student University of Michigan, 1887-1888.

Career

With American Telephone & Telegraph Company, at Detroit and Cleveland, 1892-1899. Superintendent Erie Telegraph & Telephone Сompany, 1899-1901. General manager Michigan Telephone Сompany, Detroit, 1901-1905.

Connected with Pearson Engineering Corporation, London, England., successively as assistant general manager Rio Janeiro Tramway, Light & Power Company, 1906-1909, general manager Mexican Light & Power Company, 1910-1911, and as vice president Ebro Irrigation & Power Company, 1911-1915. President The Apartments Company of Detroit.

Works

  • Author: Mexico Today and Tomorrow, 1919.

Membership

Served during war period on Draft Board and on Civil Board for Examinations for Communications in N.A.

Connections

Married Flora Lindsay, November 9, 1897.

father:
Review Tillman C. Trowbridge

spouse:
Flora Lindsay