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Edward Moses Stayton

civil engineer

Edward Moses Stayton, American civil engineer. member board control Kansas City Street Railway Company, 1920-1926; Served as captain, 1910-1914, major, 1914-1917, Missouri National Guard; Member National Defense Committee; Member of the United States Chamber Commerce 1940-1942.; Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of Country, Engineers (Kansas City).

Background

Stayton, Edward Moses was born on September 4, 1874 in Independence, Missouri, United States. Son of Thomas and Louisa Matilda (Corn) Stayton.

Education

Graduate Independence High School, 1891. Student in engineering University of Missouri, 1892-1894.

Career

1 son, George Edward. Civil engineer engaged in railroad location and const. in Southwest and in Honduras, 1895-1911. Locating and building highway and interurban railways in Kansas City area, 1911-1917.

Building highways in Clay County, 1919-1920. Member board control Kansas City Street Railway Company, 1920-1926. Design and construction Blue River sewer, Kansas City, 1925-1927.

Construction engineering, Jackson County highways, 1928-1933. Street railway commissioner, Kansas City, Missoury, 1926-1940.

Membership

Member board control Kansas City Street Railway Company, 1920-1926. Served as captain, 1910-1914, major, 1914-1917, Missouri National Guard. Member National Defense Committee.

Member of the United States Chamber Commerce 1940-1942. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of Country, Engineers (Kansas City).

Connections

Married Bitha Estella Compton, July 26, 1898.

father:
Thomas Stayton

mother:
Louisa Matilda (Corn) Stayton

spouse:
Bitha Estella Compton